Hansom meaning

hănsəm
A Hansom cab; a carriage.

I rose accordingly from table, got into a hansom, and drove straight to Jekyll's house.

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A two-wheeled covered carriage with the driver's seat above and behind the passenger compartment.
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A patronymic surname.
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Origin of hansom

  • After Joseph Aloysius Hansom (1803–1882), British architect

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

  • From Hann +"Ž -son.

    From Wiktionary