|brougham (ˈbruːəm, bruːm)|
|1.||a four-wheeled horse-drawn closed carriage having a raised open driver's seat in front|
|2.||obsolete a large car with an open compartment at the front for the driver|
|3.||obsolete an early electric car|
|[C19: named after Henry Peter, Lord Brougham (1778--1868)]|
four-wheeled, one-horse carriage. As originally designed (c. 1838) by Henry (later Baron) Brougham, a former lord chancellor of England, it had a low coupe body, appearing as if the front were cut away, that enclosed one forward-facing seat for two passengers; a coachman's seat was attached to the front, where a third passenger could also ride
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