from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A hard candy made from caramel, usually in pyramidal form.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A carriage of the berlin type, with the front quarter removed and cut longitudinally to half its original width: fitted for only one passenger.


From French berlingot (Wiktionary)


  • This "berlingot," painted bright green, was somewhat like a caleche, though shafts had taken the place of a pole, so that it could be driven with one horse.

    The Celibates

  • Flore and Max selected a hideous "berlingot," with cracked leather curtains and windows without glass, aged twenty-two years and nine campaigns, sold on the decease of a colonel, the friend of grand-marshal Bertrand, who, during the absence of that faithful companion of the Emperor, was left in charge of the affairs of Berry.

    The Celibates

  • Lait berlingot is sweetened condensed milk that is often flavored with caramel, fruit, or other things and given to children as a snack.


  • Not far from Nancy they overtook Mademoiselle Goujet and Gothard, who had preceded them in an excellent carriage, which the marquis took, giving them in exchange the _berlingot_.

    An Historical Mystery

  • This gentleman of the old school chose to consider his yellow _berlingot_ with its leather curtains a most convenient and excellent equipage.

    An Historical Mystery

  • une demi-boîte de tomates concassées un mini-berlingot de crème entière 125ml

    Inspiration culinaire de ce soir — Climb to the Stars

  • _berlingot_, with Laurence and a servant who spoke German.

    An Historical Mystery

  • _berlingot_ as it turned through the iron gates and took the road to

    An Historical Mystery

  • After peace was concluded between France and Austria, towards the end of the month of February, 1806, a relative, whose influence had been employed for the reinstatement of the Simeuse brothers, and who was destined later to give them signal proofs of family attachment, the ci-devant Marquis de Chargeboeuf, whose estates extended from the department of the Seine-et-Marne to that of the Aube, arrived one morning at Cinq-Cygne in a species of caleche which was then named in derision a _berlingot_.

    An Historical Mystery


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