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calesa

[Spanish kah-le-sah]
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noun
  1. (in the Philippines) a small, two-wheeled calash.
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Origin of calesa

< Spanish < French calèche calèche
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Examples from the Web for calesa

Historical Examples

  • The two-wheeled trap, called a calesa, is the chief conveyance.

    Seven Legs Across the Seas

    Samuel Murray

  • I stopped the calesa, hailed him, and inquired was he fond of rheumatic fever.

    Romantic Spain

    John Augustus O'Shea