from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An uncovered passenger seat that opens out from the rear of an automobile.

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  • noun dated An extra passenger seat or row of seats in an automobile, which typically folds away into a rear storage compartment.

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  • noun a folding outside seat in the back of some early cars


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