- a public passenger vehicle, especially an automobile, usually fitted with a taximeter.
Origin of taxicab
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Examples from the Web for taxicab
The mortally wounded Cherry lost control of his Maserati and the car careened into a taxicab, causing it to burst into flames.Shooting on the Strip: Las Vegas’s Prostitution Secret
John L. Smith
August 4, 2013
That makes it harder to get everything from a taxicab to a job.Why Don't Americans Save?
March 13, 2013
She'd seen ads for it on New York City buses and taxicab tops, the anonymous columnist notoriously vicious.Dr. Scarpetta Heads to Psych Ward
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February 23, 2009
There ought to be a taxicab just the other side of the station.Grace Harlowe's Return to Overton Campus
Jessie Graham Flower
He was out in his taxicab again the next morning, and by noon he had secured what he wanted.
And I'm going to telephone for a taxicab to take you, if you think you've really got to go.
She drove to an apartment on 96th Street, left her taxicab, and entered.
I was watching, and he first went to a saloon on the corner, and then drove off in a taxicab.
Word Origin and History for taxicab
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