: a light 2-wheeled covered carriage with the driver's seat elevated behind
—called alsohansom cab
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Recent Examples on the WebThe three musicians have grown from talented tweens to svelte, beyond-hansom thirty somethings.
Doug Maccash, NOLA.com, 17 Sep. 2017
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