a light, two-wheeled, one-horse carriage with a folding top, capable of seating two persons.
an automobile resembling a coupe but with a folding top.
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How to use cabriolet in a sentence
(A more upscale version, the cabriolet, or “cab,” was later imported from France).
Do you know, Monsieur, that just as we were coming into Moulins, we remarked your odd-looking cabriolet de poste.
Not but that a cabriolet is a good vehicle of its sort: I know of few more comfortable.
"We will go to the Hotel de l'Europe, if you press it;" and away the cabriolet joggled over the roughly paved street.
After a brief reflection, he called a hack-cabriolet, and bade the man drive towards Bethnal Green.Oliver Twist, Vol. II (of 3) | Charles Dickens
The gentleman turned down one of the streets to the left, stopped, and called to the servant dozing behind his cabriolet.Night and Morning, Complete | Edward Bulwer-Lytton
British Dictionary definitions for cabriolet
a small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage with two seats and a folding hood
a former name for a drophead coupé
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