from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A two-wheeled, one-horse carriage that has two seats and a folding top.
- n. An automobile with a folding top; a convertible coupe.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An automobile with a retractable top.
- n. A light two-wheeled carriage with a folding top pulled by a single horse.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A one-horse carriage with two seats and a calash top.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Properly, a covered one-horse carriage with two wheels: now often made with four wheels and a calash top. See cab.
- n. In furniture, a light armchair. Cabriolets are first mentioned in a French inventory of 1759.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; with two seats and a folding hood
Lady Portmore; but in Stuart's case his cabriolet is an actual measure of economy; he sold those magnificent carriage-horses when he set it up.
I called a cabriolet, and the first thing the driver asked was, "Is the Bill carried?"
The high-performance two-seater cabriolet is codenamed Audi's sister firm is also believed to be putting the finishing touches to a production version of the BlueSport concept car revealed at the 2009 Detroit Motor Show.
The high-performance two-seater cabriolet is codenamed R2, and is being developed with VW.
When a bourgeois of Boulogne takes the air, he goes in a one-horse chaise, which is here called cabriolet, and hires it for half-a-crown a day.
The second occupant of the cabriolet was a young girl, sixteen or eighteen years old -- sixteen rather than eighteen.
After the performance the gallant Desmahis called a cabriolet and escorted the _citoyenne_ Blaise back to the _Amour peintre_.
There was a beech table half eaten into by a geometrically precise hummocky valley and a pair of side tables made from cardboard, with what looked like the ghosts of elegant 18th-century cabriolet-legged wooden tables hovering inside them.
Presenting Hitler with a custom-built black Volkswagen cabriolet for his birthday in 1942 didn't hurt either.
At Highgrove, he careened around the grounds on his bicycle or a skateboard, climbed so high up in trees that he had to be rescued by the local fire department, and totaled his miniature Jaguar XJS cabriolet—a birthday present from the manufacturer.