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

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1851, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of brougham was in 1851

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Cite this Entry

“Brougham.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brougham. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

: a light closed carriage pulled by horses with the driver outside in front

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