Definition of brougham in English:

brougham

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Pronunciation: /ˈbruː(ə)m
 
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noun

historical
1A horse-drawn carriage with a roof, four wheels, and an open driver’s seat in front.
More example sentences
  • The brougham, a one-horse closed carriage, with two or four wheels, is named after him.
  • Horse drawn broughams can still be seen at horse fairs and special occasions, and are in many cases restored Victorian broughams.
  • A restored brougham can command a high price at market, since it often includes many handmade components and accents.
1.1A car with an open driver’s seat.

Origin

mid 19th century: named after Lord Brougham (1778–1868), who designed the carriage.

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