a light, open carriage drawn by one horse, with two low wheels and one seat, popular in 19th-cent. England and the U.S.
Origin of stanhopeafter Fitzroy Stanhope (1787-1864), British clergyman for whom the first one was built
A light, open, horse-drawn carriage with one seat and two or four wheels.
Origin of stanhopeAfter the Reverend Fitzroy Stanhope, (1787–1864), British clergyman.
From Stanhope (“a surname"). Named after Captain Hon. Henry Fitzroy Stanhope, for whom it was first built.