[bee-gah, -guh, bahy-]
- a two-wheeled chariot drawn by two horses harnessed abreast.
Origin of biga
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Examples from the Web for biga
In the island of Catanduanes are the curacies of Biga and Birac, with their visitas.
The Biga is made in imitation of the moon, the Quadriga of the sun.The Letters of Cassiodorus
Cassiodorus (AKA Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator)
The Sala della Biga, so called from a white marble chariot, drawn by two horses.Walks in Rome
Augustus J.C. Hare
The biga itself consists of a seat resting on the axle, with a rail at each side to protect the driver from the wheels.
Here also was made the rare discovery of the skeletons of two horses, with the remains of a biga.Museum of Antiquity
L. W. Yaggy