from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Berlin wool.
- n. A four-wheeled closed carriage having an open, hooded seat behind.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A four-wheeled carriage with a separate sheltered seat behind the body.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A four-wheeled carriage, having a sheltered seat behind the body and separate from it, invented in the 17th century, at Berlin.
- n. Fine worsted for fancy-work; zephyr worsted; -- called also Berlin wool.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A large four-wheeled carriage with a suspended body, two interior seats, and a top or hood that can be raised or lowered: so called because first made in Berlin, in the seventeenth century, from the designs of an architect of the elector of Brandenburg.
- n. A knitted glove.
- n. See birlin.
- n. A dance similar to a polka (which see).
- n. A fine kind of dyed wool used for knitting fancy articles, tapestry, etc.
- n. A variety of boxed sleigh, used for passengers or goods.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. capital of Germany located in eastern Germany
- n. a limousine with a glass partition between the front and back seats
- n. United States songwriter (born in Russia) who wrote more than 1500 songs and several musical comedies (1888-1989)
After Berlin , Germany.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From the name of the German capital city, where it was invented in the 17th century. (Wiktionary)