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brougham

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noun \ˈbrü(-ə)m, ˈbrō(-ə)m\

Definition of brougham

  1. :  a light closed horse-drawn carriage with the driver outside in front



Origin of brougham

Henry Peter Brougham, Baron Brougham and Vaux †1868 Scottish jurist


First Known Use: 1851

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