calash


ca·lash

noun \kə-ˈlash\

Definition of CALASH

1
a :  a light small-wheeled 4-passenger carriage with a folding top
b :  calèche 1b
2
:  a large hood worn by women in the 18th century

Origin 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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