1. a light, two-wheeled vehicle for one person, usually drawn by two horses and driven from a standing position, used in ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, etc., in warfare, racing, hunting, etc.

2. a light, four-wheeled pleasure carriage.–

(The term "pleasure carriage" has slipped to about one-sixth of its peak usage during the 1950s, according to Google Books' new "Ngram Viewer.")


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