from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A carriage drawn by four horses, of which the two near ones are ridden by postilions, and having two footmen at the rear: noting a style of driving.
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Queen, accompanied by the royal children, in an open daumont.
All this elegance, this essence of luxury, and this joy of life brought back to my memory the vision of our Bois de Boulogne, so elegant and so animated a few years before, when Napoleon III. used to drive through on his _daumont_, nonchalant and smiling.
If one should happen to meet on the Champs Élysées a mail-coach or a _daumont_ [an open carriage, the French name of which has been adopted by the English, like