- an old-fashioned hooded chaise.
- a rickety, old-fashioned conveyance.
Origin of shandrydan
First recorded in 1810–20; origin uncertain
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Shandrydan, an old-fashioned or rickety conveyance of the shay order.The Slang Dictionary
John Camden Hotten
Shandrydan, shan′dri-dan, n. a light two-wheeled cart: any rickety conveyance.
- a two-wheeled cart or chaise, esp one with a hood
- any decrepit old-fashioned conveyance
Word Origin for shandrydan
C19: of unknown origin
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