brougham

noun
\ ˈbrü(-ə)m How to pronounce brougham (audio) , ˈbrō(-ə)m How to pronounce brougham (audio) \

Definition of brougham

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

First Known Use of brougham

1851, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for brougham

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

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“Brougham.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brougham. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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