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taxicab

[tak-see-kab] /ˈtæk siˌkæb/
noun
1.
a public passenger vehicle, especially an automobile, usually fitted with a taximeter.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; taxi(meter) + cab
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taxicab

n.

1907, from taxi (n.) + cab (n.).

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