jaunting car

jaunting car

noun
a light, two-wheeled, one-horse cart, once common in Ireland, having two seats set back to back, with a perch in front for the driver.

Origin:
1795–1805

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jaunting car or jaunty car
 
n
a light two-wheeled one-horse car, formerly widely used in Ireland
 
jaunty car or jaunty car
 
n

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jaunting car

two-wheeled, open vehicle, popular in Ireland from the early 19th century. It was unusual in having lengthwise, back-to-back or face-to-face passenger seats. The light, horse-drawn cart carried four passengers (although the earliest versions carried more). It usually had a narrow, forward-facing driver's seat

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