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Definition of the noun Wagonette

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noun - plural: wagonettes

  1. A kind of pleasure wagon, uncovered and with seats extended along the sides, designed to carry six or eight persons besides the driver.

Explanation

  1. Wagonette a.k.a. Horsebus: A horse-bus or horse-drawn omnibus is a large, enclosed and sprung horse-drawn vehicle used for passenger transport before the introduction of motor vehicles. It was mainly used in the late 19th century in both the United States and Europe, and was one of the most common means of transportation in cities. In a typical arrangement, two wooden benches along the sides of the passenger cabin hold several sitting passengers facing each other. The driver sits on a separate, front-facing bench, typically in an elevated position outside the passengers' enclosed cabin. In the main age of horse buses, many of them were double-decker buses. On the upper deck, which was uncovered, the longitudinal benches were arranged back to back.
  2. Wagonette: A wagonette is a small horsecar with springs, which has two benches along the right and left side of the platform, people facing each other. The driver sits on a separate, front-facing bench. A wagonette may be open or have a tilt. A large horse-drawn enclosed vehicle with spring-suspension, a similar arrangement of the seats and obligatory ceiling is called an omnibus.

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Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Automobile Body Styles, 2d ed. (2017)

by Lennart W. Haajanen

Later, in the second half of the 19th century the term Wagonette came into use to denote a lighter horse-drawn carriage for passengers and light goods transportation.

Google previewThe rhymers' lexicon (1971)

by Andrew Loring, George Saintsbury

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Google previewWebster's Unabridged Dictionary 1913 (2017)

111.716 definitions & 1.55 mill cross-references by Noah Webster

○-○ ≍ Wagonette - Webster's 1 n. A kind of pleasure wagon, uncovered and with seats extended along the sides, designed to carry six or eight persons besides the driver. ○-○ ≍ Wagonful - Webster's 1 n. As much as.

Google previewDictionary of English Spelling (2005)

by Martin H. Manser

wag waggler waggling waggly wagon or waggon open railway goods truck; 4-wheeled vehicle used for carrying heavy loads wagoner or waggoner wagonette or waggonette wagonless or waggonless wagtail kind of small bird with a tail that moves up and down waif homeless child; helpless person ...

Google previewThe Rhymester or; The Rules of Rhyme - A Guide to English Versification, with a Dictionary of Rhymes, and Examination of Classical Measures, and Comments Upon Burlesque, Comic Verse, and Song-Writing. (2017)

by Tom Hood

Bet, get, jet, fret, let, met, net, set, wet, whet, yet, debt, abet, beget, beset, forget, regret, alphabet, amulet, anchoret, cabinet, epithet, parapet, rivulet, violet, coronet, parroquet, basinet, wagonette, cadet, epaulette, piquette, sweat, threat, rosette, silhouette. ETCH. Fetch, stretch, wretch, sketch. ETE.

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)

by Various

the constellation Auriga; Wagonette′, a kind of open carriagebuilt tocarry six or eight persons, with oneortwoseats crosswiseinfront, andtwoback seats arranged lengthwise and facing inwards; Wag′onful, as much asawagon willhold; Wag′ onload, the load carried by a wagon:a great amount; Wag′onlock, a kind ofiron shoe whichisplaced onthe rearwheel ofa wagon toretard motion ingoingdownhill; Wag′ontrain, themachines used by an armyfor theconveyanceof ammunition, ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2002)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

luncheonette, maisonette, majorette, marmoset, marquisette, martinet, mignonette, minaret, minuet, miquelet, novelette, Olivet, oubliette, parapet, paupiette, photoset, pirouette, quodlibet, rondelet, Samoset, satinet, scilicet, sermonette, serviette, silhouette, sobriquet, solleret, somerset, Somerset, soviet, spinneret, statuette, stockinette, suffragette, superjet, swimmeret, taboret, thermoset, towelette, trebuchet, tricolette, underlet, usherette, vinaigrette, wagonette analphabet, bachelorette, ...

Google previewChambers concise dictionary (2004)

wagonette walk loads; a cart. 2 an open truck or closed van for carrying railway freight. 3 colloq a car, especially an estate car. 4 a tea trolley. [16c: from Dutch wagen] □ wagoner n the driver of a wagon. ♢ on the wagon colloq abstaining from alcohol, off the wagon colloq no longer abstaining from alcohol. wagonette / waga'net/ >n a kind of horse-drawn carriage with one or two seats positioned crosswise in the front, and two back seats positioned lengthwise and facing each other.

Google previewENGLISH - ENGLISH DICTIONARY (POCKET SIZE) (2015)

by V&S EDITORIAL BOARD

Wagonette – (noun) a four wheeled horse drawn pleasure vehicle with facing side seats and one or two seats arranged crosswise in front. Wagonettes are hardly in use today, they have given way to modern sleek cars. Wagtail – (noun) a slender songbird with a long tail ...

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