Definition of calash
1a : a light small-wheeled 4-passenger carriage with a folding topb : calèche 1b
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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