A two-wheeled covered carriage with the driver's seat above and behind the passenger compartment. Also called hansom cab .
Origin of hansomAfter Joseph Aloysius Hansom (1803-1882), British architect
- A Hansom cab; a carriage
- I rose accordingly from table, got into a hansom, and drove straight to Jekyll's house.
- A patronymic surname.
From Hann +"Ž -son.