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  • n. a small landau
  • n. a motor car with an open driver’s seat and an enclosed rear section with one cross-seat and a collapsible roof; sometimes used for weddings


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  • The afternoon was fine, and the car — a landaulette — open, so that he had a good view of the total impossibility of “going round.”

    Swan Song

  • At the door of the Blitz a smart landaulette was waiting.

    Partners In Crime

  • A weather-worn Vauxhall thirty landaulette was awaiting us, and bumped us for six or seven miles over by-paths and lanes which, in spite of their natural seclusion, were deeply rutted and showed every sign of heavy traffic.

    When The World Screamed

  • She rippled out to her landaulette, and drove home.

    The Nest Builder

  • At dawn we saw him go tearing by in his sumptuous sixteen-cylinder electric landaulette.

    Ambrotox and Limping Dick

  • From the luxury of a smart landaulette a dame of some consequence regarded him shrewdly.

    Anthony Lyveden

  • A smart landaulette stood waiting outside the house; and, without a word to the chauffeur, Séverac Bablon opened the door and entered after

    The Sins of Séverac Bablon

  • 'Quarter of an hour ago I had a theater job to Langham Plice, an' a gray landaulette stopped in front of the Chinese Embassy.

    Number Seventeen

  • The sound of a car stopping outside the hotel drew me to the window as the waitress left me, and I was in time to see an old gentleman with a long white beard step from the interior of a Daimler landaulette, the door of which was held open by a dignified chauffeur, whose attire seemed to consist mainly of brass buttons.

    The Best British Short Stories of 1922

  • She had agreed to drive Archie to the Wade Home in her husband's landaulette.

    Rosa Mundi and Other Stories


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