- a light, open, one-seated, horse-drawn carriage with two or four wheels.
Origin of stanhope
- James, 1st Earl Stanhope,1673–1721, British soldier and statesman: prime minister 1717–18.
- Philip Dor·mer [dawr-mer] /ˈdɔr mər/. Chesterfield, 4th Earl of.
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Contemporary Examples of stanhope
“We want to get back to the basics where this all started,” Stanhope said.
And Stanhope told The Daily Beast he thought the NAACP controversy had been blown out of proportion.
“I happened to be in a conversation with Mark,” said Stanhope.
Historical Examples of stanhope
"From my aunt Stanhope," said Miss Portman, as she opened her letter.
The gentlemen considered a niece of Mrs. Stanhope as their lawful prize.
Stanhope's death is on his conscience—or would be if he had one.The Lion's Skin
"They were just about to try him for manslaughter when I left England," said Stanhope, laughing.
By the way, Stanhope, what of that new fellow they have got at St. Leonard's?
- a light one-seater carriage with two or four wheels
Word Origin for stanhope
- Charles, 3rd Earl. 1753–1816, British radical politician and scientist. His inventions included two calculating machines, a microscope lens, and a stereotyping machine
- his grandfather, James, 1st Earl. 1673–1721, British soldier and statesman; George I's chief minister (1717–21). He fought under Marlborough in the War of the Spanish Succession (1701–14) and negotiated the Triple Alliance with France and Holland (1717)