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wagonette

[wag-uh-net] /ˌwæg əˈnɛt/
noun
1.
a light, four-wheeled carriage, with or without a top, having a crosswise seat in front and two lengthwise seats facing each other at the back.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; wagon + -ette
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  • We would hire a wagon or wagonette or hayrack, all chipping in.
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wagonette

/ˌwæɡəˈnɛt/
noun
1.
a light four-wheeled horse-drawn vehicle with two lengthwise seats facing each other behind a crosswise driver's seat
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