fiacres

fiacre

[fee-ah-ker, -ahk; French fya-kruh]
noun, plural fiacres [fee-ah-kerz, -ahks; French fya-kruh] .
a small horse-drawn carriage.

Origin:
1690–1700; < French; after the Hotel de St. Fiacre in Paris, where such carriages were first for hire

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fiacre (fɪˈɑːkrə)
 
n
a small four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage, usually with a folding roof
 
[C17: named after the Hotel de St Fiacre, Paris, where these vehicles were first hired out]

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