- a closed, four-wheeled carriage, usually with a glass front, with seats inside for four persons.
Origin of clarence
- a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “clear one.”
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Contemporary Examples of clarence
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Historical Examples of clarence
Apropos, Belinda, did not you tell me Clarence Hervey is coming to town?
I could not comprehend her; she had no designs on Clarence Hervey, she assured me.
"You are putting the bishop into the place of the knight," said Clarence.
"Which is the most probable thing in the world," said Clarence Hervey.
"Tant pis, and tant mieux" said Clarence, and so they parted.
- a closed four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage, having a glass front
Word Origin for clarence
surname, from Medieval Latin Clarencia, name of dukedom created 1362 for Lionel, third son of Edward III, so called from town of Clare, Suffolk, whose heiress Lionel married. Used as a masc. proper name from late 19c. As a type of four-wheeled closed carriage, named for the Duke of Clarence, later William IV.