in France, a small carriage for hire: used in the 17th-19th cent.
Origin of fiacreFr, after the Hôtel St-Fiacre in Paris, location of the first office for renting such vehicles
A small hackney carriage.
Origin of fiacreFrench after the Hôtel de Saint Fiacre in Paris
- A small carriage for hire.
From French fiacre. From Hotel Saint-Fiacre named after Irish saint Fiacre.