jaunting car

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jaunting car (plural jaunting cars)

  1. (historical) A kind of low-set horse-drawn open vehicle, used in Ireland, in which the passengers ride sidewise, sitting back to back.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Jaunting cars still exist in some tourist areas, and the term is still used there.
  • The term is now often used to describe any similar type of horse-drawn passenger vehicle.

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