- (in ancient Rome) a four-wheeled traveling carriage.
Origin of rheda
< Latin raeda, r(h)ēda < Gaulish; cf. palfrey
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A harsh cry of command or warning rang out ahead, and the rheda stopped short with a jolt.
Glancing cautiously up and down the street, Calavius approached the rheda.
Apparet uter esset insidiator; uter nihil cogitaret mali: cum alter veheretur in rheda, penulatus, unà sederet uxor.A Dialogue Concerning Oratory, Or The Causes Of Corrupt Eloquence
A distance of one hundred miles was no extraordinary day's journey for him in a rheda, such as we have described it.The Caesars
Thomas de Quincey
Allusion is here made to the rheda (the travelling-coach) or the carruca (a comfortable, nay, magnificent equipage).Quintus Claudius, Volume 1 of 2