Brougham meaning

bro͝om, bro͝oəm, brōm, brōəm
A closed four-wheeled carriage with an open driver's seat in front.
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An automobile with an open driver's seat.
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An electrically powered automobile resembling a coupé.
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A closed, four-wheeled carriage with the driver's seat outside.
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Any of certain early types of automobile.
  • An electrically powered automobile similar to a coupe.
  • A limousine with the driver's seat unenclosed.
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A four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage, designed in 1839. It had an open seat for the driver in front of the closed cabin for two or four passengers.
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An automobile, a sedan without a roof over the driver's seat.
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Origin of brougham

  • After Henry Peter Brougham , First Baron Brougham and Vaux (1778–1868), Scottish-born jurist

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Named from Henry Peter, Lord Brougham (1778–1868), who either invented or popularized the vehicle.

    From Wiktionary