brougham

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n brougham a sedan that has no roof over the driver's seat
    • n brougham light carriage; pulled by a single horse
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Brougham A light, enclosed carriage, with seats inside for two or four, and the fore wheels so arranged as to turn short.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n brougham A four-wheeled close carriage, with one or two horses, and adapted to carry either two or four persons.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Brougham brōō′am or brōōm a one-horse close carriage, either two or four wheeled, named after Lord Brougham (1778-1868).
    • n Brougham brōō′am or brōōm, a one-horse close carriage, either two or four wheeled, named after Lord Brougham (1778-1868).
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Usage

In literature:

So had the neat, single brougham, hired from a livery-stable.
"Mary Gray" by Katharine Tynan
A neat brougham was drawn up alongside the kerb, and towards this she made her way.
"A Bid for Fortune" by Guy Boothby
She withdrew into the room as a neat little motor-brougham halted at the door.
"The Grell Mystery" by Frank Froest
Paul Le Pontois waited for Enid, Sir Hugh accompanying Blanche and little Ninette home in the hired brougham.
"The Doctor of Pimlico" by William Le Queux
One day he consulted her about a brougham that he intended to buy as a surprise.
"Doctor Luttrell's First Patient" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
Bonnie Bell already killed two of their dogs with her new electric brougham.
"The Man Next Door" by Emerson Hough
The common pictures of Palmerston and Lord John Russell are not at all like, to my mind; but Brougham is always hit exactly.
"The History of "Punch"" by M. H. Spielmann
There was a grand breeze in the House of Lords the night before last between Melbourne and Brougham.
"The Greville Memoirs (Second Part)" by Charles C. F. Greville
The two of 'em stood talking a bit a yard or two away from the brougham.
"The Herapath Property" by J. S. Fletcher
The best speeches were Brougham's, Denman's, Burdett's, and Canning's.
"The Greville Memoirs" by Charles C. F. Greville
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In poetry:

When Macauley found Brougham
Sitting on a tomb,
He told his anxious friend
He was meditating on his latter end.
"Clerihew – Brougham" by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
A brougham and pair Sir John prowided,
In which abroad he loved to ride;
But ar! he most of all enjyed it,
When some one helse was sittin' inside!
"The Knight And The Lady" by William Makepeace Thackeray
O to praise this Pavilion would puzzle Quintilian,
Daymosthenes, Brougham, or young Cicero;
So heavenly Goddess, d'ye pardon my modesty,
And silence, my lyre! about sweet Pimlico.
"The Pimlico Pavilion" by William Makepeace Thackeray
The Gordon boys were there looking solemn and serene,
Also Sir Henry Ponsonby to represent the Queen;
Likewise Henry Irving, the great tragedian,
With a solemn aspect, and driving his brougham.
"Death and Burial of Lord Tennyson" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Rachel Brougham rbrougham@petoskeynews.com 231 439-9348 Petoskey News-Review.
Pierce Arrow 1929 Model 133, Eight Cylinder, 2dr Club Brougham , owned for 41 years, well maintained older restoration, member PAS and CCCA.
The Petersen Automotive Museum is offering a 1960 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham by Pinin Farina on eBay.
Traffic restrictions on Royal Brougham Way.
1971 Ford Torino Brougham - 39,961 Miles.
Bill Kulenkamp's '71 Torino Brougham Hardtop Is A Factory Original.
Her Manhattan is a city of well-appointed drawing rooms, hansoms and broughams, all-night cotillions, and resplendent Fifth Avenue flats.
Incredibly lavish Brougham was the zenith of conspicuousness in 1957.
Absher's 1932 Studebaker street rod sports the rare St Regis Brougham body on the outside, and a 429-cid engine and transmission from a 1970s Lincoln.
Royal Brougham of the Post-Intelligencer, one of the most esteemed columnists on the West Coast, took Wilson to task in print.
"A punch-drunk wrestler who found himself fading from the limelight babbled a fantastic tale to a reporter," Brougham wrote, "and stabbed a knife into his Alma Mater.
"Brougham went on to add: "T...
1950 Nash Statesman Custom Brougham, Extremely rare, the only one listed in the Nash database and known to still exist of the 132 produced that year.
Cheryl Ferrara/ Eagle Correspondent (2) From left, resident Pete Kocik,East Naples Commissioner Jeff Page, East Naples Fire Chief Kingman Schuldt andresident Phil Brougham.
1981 Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham Model.
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