Calash meaning

-lĕsh
A folding hood or bonnet worn by women in the 18th cent.
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A woman's folding bonnet of the late 1700s.
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A four-wheeled carriage with facing double seats and a folding top; barouche.
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Such a folding top.
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A sort of light 'convertible' carriage with a folding hood.
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Origin of calash

  • French calèche from German Kalesche from Czech kolesa from pl. of kolo koles- wheel from Old Church Slavonic kwel-1 in Indo-European roots

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