horse and buggy

horse-and-buggy

[hawrs-uhn-buhg-ee]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the last few generations preceding the invention of the automobile: vivid recollections of horse-and-buggy days.
2.
old-fashioned; outmoded: horse-and-buggy methods.

Origin:
1925–30, Americanism

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