calèche

calèche

[French ka-lesh; English kuh-lesh]
noun, plural calèches [French kalesh; English kuh-lesh-iz] .
1.
Also, calash. (especially in Quebec, Canada) a type of calash pulled by a single horse, seating two passengers and having two wheels and a folding top.
2.
calash ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1660–70; < French; see calash

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calash or calèche (kəˈlæʃ)
 
n
1.  a horse-drawn carriage with low wheels and a folding top
2.  the folding top of such a carriage
3.  a woman's folding hooped hood worn in the 18th century
 
[C17: from French calèche, from German Kalesche, from Czech kolesa wheels]
 
calèche or calèche
 
n
 
[C17: from French calèche, from German Kalesche, from Czech kolesa wheels]

calèche (French kalɛʃ)
 
n
a variant of calash

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