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noun ca·lash \kə-ˈlash\

Definition of calash

  1. 1 a :  a light small-wheeled 4-passenger carriage with a folding top b :  calèche 1b

  2. 2 :  a large hood worn by women in the 18th century

Origin and Etymology of calash

French calèche, from German Kalesche, from Czech kolesa wheels, carriage; akin to Greek kyklos wheel — more at wheel

First Known Use: 1679

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