Examples from the Web for cabriolet
(A more upscale version, the cabriolet, or “cab,” was later imported from France).
The fruiterer's daughter was putting into the cabriolet a parcel belonging to Georges at the moment of his arrest.Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete|Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne
At this moment two persons, who had come from Paris in a cabriolet, alighted at the door of the shop.The Mysteries of Paris, Volume 1 of 6|Eugne Sue
A seedy-looking 248 cabriolet and horse to match are abominations not to be endured.Coaching, with Anecdotes of the Road|William Pitt Lennox
We will hire a cabriolet, and keep it, so that we can return when we choose.My Neighbor Raymond (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XI)|Charles Paul de Kock
Can I earn a handsome livelihood out of all this—wear kid gloves, and set up a cabriolet?
British Dictionary definitions for cabriolet
Word Origin for cabriolet
Word Origin and History for cabriolet
"light two-wheeled chaise," 1766, from French cabriolet (18c.), derivative of cabriole (see cab). So called from its light, leaping motion.