[vwah-too r, -tyoo r; French vwa-tyr]
- a carriage, wagon, or other wheeled vehicle.
Origin of voiture
1690–1700; < French < Latin vectūra, equivalent to vect(us) (past participle of vehere to carry) + -ūra -ure
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Examples from the Web for voiture
Waller, though a better poet than Voiture, was not yet a finished poet.Letters on England
I engaged this voiture to convey me to Avignon for eight hundred francs.Four Years in France
Henry Digby Beste
But he said something about the voiture: it was going there.
Voiture was one of those who contributed most to the cultivation of this art.A Short History of French Literature
He has grand chambers which he will give me, and rich wardrobes, and a watch, and a voiture.Bohemian Days
Geo. Alfred Townsend