[Spanish kah-le-sah]


(in the Philippines) a small, two-wheeled calash.

Nearby words

  1. calender,
  2. calendering,
  3. calends,
  4. calendula,
  5. calenture,
  6. calescent,
  7. calexico,
  8. calf,
  9. calf bone,
  10. calf diphtheria

Origin of calesa

< Spanish < French calèche calèche Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for calesa

  • I stopped the calesa, hailed him, and inquired was he fond of rheumatic fever.

    Romantic Spain|John Augustus O'Shea
  • The two-wheeled trap, called a calesa, is the chief conveyance.