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Meaning of HANSOM

Pronunciation:  'hansum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a two-wheeled horse-drawn covered carriage with the driver's seat above and behind the passengers
 

HANSOM is a 6 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: hansom cab
 
 See Also: carriage, equipage, rig

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Han"som\, n., Hansom cab \Han"som cab`\ [From the name
of the inventor.]
A light, low, two-wheeled covered carriage with the driver's
seat elevated behind, the reins being passed over the top.

      He hailed a cruising hansom . . . `` 'Tis the gondola
      of London,'' said Lothair.               --Beaconsfield.

 

 

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