Definitions

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  • n. One who lets or drives a vettura.
  • n. A vettura.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who lets or drives a vettura.
  • n. A vettura.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Italy, one who lends for hire a vettura or carriage, or who drives such a vehicle.

Etymologies

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Italian

Examples

  • All my efforts were in vain, so I called the vetturino to tell him that I wanted to start directly after dinner.

    The Complete Memoirs of Jacques Casanova

  • Then turning towards the 'vetturino', I ordered him to bring up the captain's luggage, saying that he would be paid at once.

    Memoirs of Casanova — Volume 05: Milan and Mantua

  • Should she persist in her first resolution, I could easily find a 'vetturino' here, and you could keep your carriage.

    The Complete Memoirs of Jacques Casanova

  • I ordered breakfast, and told a 'vetturino' to get a very handsome chaise ready while we had our meal, but the curate said that he must first of all go and say his mass.

    The Complete Memoirs of Jacques Casanova

  • He answered that he was the 'vetturino' whom the captain had engaged.

    The Complete Memoirs of Jacques Casanova

  • We passed our day in eating and drinking, laughing and talking, smoking and sleeping, and some mooning and sentimentalizing over the scenery: I the latter sort, and improving my Italian on the vetturino.

    The Romance of Isabel Lady Burton

  • We slept at Bologna, saw it, and took a vetturino next day.

    The Romance of Isabel Lady Burton

  • We had a clean, roomy veterino with four capital little horses at the door charged with our luggage, a capital vetturino (coachman), and room for four inside and four out.

    The Romance of Isabel Lady Burton

  • Our vetturino (Emanuele) happened to see it and recognized it in her hand, bought it back again for twelve sous, and gave it to me.

    The Romance of Isabel Lady Burton

  • From the old southern barriers, before which a little river rushes, and around which stretch the crumbling battlements of the ancient town, the road bears the slow diligence or lagging vetturino by the shallow Rhine, through the awful gorges of the Via Mala, and presently over the Splugen to the shores of

    Roundabout Papers

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