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charabanc (plural charabancs)
- A horse-drawn, and then later, motorized omnibus with open sides, and often, no roof.
2006 Aug 7 & 14, John Updike, “Late Works”, in The New Yorker, page 70:
- The cumbersome though finely painted charabanc of the late James style is pulled swaying along by a frisky pony of a plot farcical and romantic.
a horse-drawn, and then later, motorized omnibus with open sides, and often, no roof