- an automobile having a convertible top for the back seat, with the front seat either roofed or open.
Origin of landaulet
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There was a landaulet, a small motor-car, and two horses; all requisitioned.The Outrage
"Mrs. D." said the Major—figuring her old Landaulet in his mind.Ask Momma
R. S. Surtees
Now, if she wished me to be light-headed, why did she order a landaulet?
The chauffeur turned sharply, stopped, backed, and brought the landaulet around with the awkwardness of an alligator.
As the landaulet sped toward Fifth Avenue all he saw of her was the fluttering white interrogation-mark.
- a small landau
- US an early type of car with a folding hood over the passenger seats and an open driver's seat
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