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(Automotive Engineering) a closed chair for one passenger, carried on poles by two bearers. It was commonly used in the 17th and 18th centuries. Sometimes shortened to: sedan
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an enclosed vehicle for one person, borne on poles by two bearers.
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sedan chair- An enclosed chair carried on poles.
See also related terms for poles.
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|Noun||1.||sedan chair - a closed litter for one passenger |
jampan - a kind of sedan chair used in India
litter - conveyance consisting of a chair or bed carried on two poles by bearers
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sedan chairn (Hist) → portantina
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