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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Hansom \Han"som\ (h[a^]n"s[u^]m), n., Hansom cab \Han"som cab`\
(k[a^]b`). [From the name of the inventor.]
A light, low, two-wheeled covered carriage with the driver's
seat elevated behind, the reins being passed over the top.
He hailed a cruising hansom . . . " 'Tis the gondola of
London," said Lothair. --Beaconsfield.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a two-wheeled horse-drawn covered carriage with the
driver's seat above and behind the passengers [syn:
hansom, hansom cab]
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