As he picked himself up, a great fat man put his head out of the other herdic window and began to ask the cause of the detention.
herdic, her′dik, n. a low-hung two or four wheeled carriage with back entrance and side seats.
"Where in the——" but the man was a herdic driver and his language may as well be left to the imagination.
"I saw the King riding in a herdic in Boston a few days before we sailed," said Maggie.
The door at the back of the herdic is held shut with a strap that leads through the roof to the driver's seat.
In the early morning Boston broke on us like a Mecca as we rolled out of the old Albany station, joint lords of a "herdic."
The moment Jack arrived in Boston he jumped into a herdic and drove straight to the hospital.
Feeling in a luxurious mood they scorned the cars, and chartered a herdic, four men getting inside and three on the roof.