Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. a motor-car designed to carry four or five persons and made lighter in weight and shorter in length than the ordinary touring-car: usually also of less motor capacity than the heavier cars, to reduce cost both of manufacture and of operation.
- n. A carriage.
- n. obsolete vehicle
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A carriage.
- From French (Wiktionary)
“The fruit of the rats 'hard work can be seen on the table cloth on the hood of the "voiture" -- a portion of Ratatouille, fresh from the oven!”
“A car of such character, passing readily as the town-car of any family in modest circumstances, or else as what Paris calls a voiture de remise (a hackney car without taximeter) was a tremendous convenience, enabling its owner to scurry at will about cab-ridden Paris free of comment.”
“Take care, therefore, to keep that necessary 'voiture' in perfect good repair; examine, improve, and strengthen it every day: it is in the power, and ought to be the care, of every man to do it; he that neglects it, deserves to feel, and certainly will feel, the fatal effects of that negligence.”
“In this journey, the understanding is the 'voiture' that must carry you through; and in proportion as that is stronger or weaker, more or less in repair, your journey will be better or worse; though at best you will now and then find some bad roads, and some bad inns.”
“I liked bonbons too in those days, Miss Eyre, and I was croquant -- (overlook the barbarism) croquant chocolate comfits, and smoking alternately, watching meantime the equipages that rolled along the fashionable streets towards the neighbouring opera-house, when in an elegant close carriage drawn by a beautiful pair of English horses, and distinctly seen in the brilliant city-night, I recognised the" voiture "I had given Céline.”
“Viens voir ce que j'ai dans la voiture," ( "come see what I have in my car,") she said.”
“La vie du village suit l'évolution générale des mœurs et des habitudes de vie: chacun son travail, ses horaires, sa voiture, son sport, son loisir ... ce qui change la convivialité -- Restent bien sûrs de bons moments de communauté villageoise mais rien qui puisse égaler ce que j'ai connu en 1968.”
“J'aime beaucoup la photo de la "deuch", la deux chevaux classique -- quelle voiture, et très bien décorée!”
“L´art a l´arrière de la voiture ressemblent l´art de le livre ¨Le Petite Prince¨, de Saint Exupéry.”
“Au retour de Sicile, les enfants ont découvert quelques clandestins dans la voiture!”
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A list of types or styles of horse-drawn carriages. Other Wordniks have made similar and more complete lists. Good for them. I prefer my own list, where you will find numerous terms not listed else...
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