voiture

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From French

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voiture (plural voitures)

  1. (obsolete) vehicle
    • 1919, Ronald Firbank, Valmouth, Duckworth, hardback edition, page 101
      As in a stupor, forging headlong forward she was overtaken in the vicinity of Valopolis by the evening voiture of Madame Mimosa, the lady's monogram, "Kiki," wreathed in true-love-knots, emblazoning triply the doors and rear.

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin vectura, from the verb vehō (I carry, I bear).

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Noun[edit]

voiture f (plural voitures)

  1. car (motorized vehicle)
  2. (historical) car (wheeled vehicle usually pulled by a horse)
  3. car (section of a train)

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