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voiture

[vwah-too r, -tyoo r; French vwa-tyr]
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noun, plural voi·tures [vwah-too rz, -tyoo rz; French vwa-tyr] /vwɑˈtʊərz, -ˈtyʊərz; French vwaˈtür/.
  1. a carriage, wagon, or other wheeled vehicle.
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Origin of voiture

1690–1700; < French < Latin vectūra, equivalent to vect(us) (past participle of vehere to carry) + -ūra -ure
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Related Words

vanautobustruckautomobilecarmotorcarvoiture

Examples from the Web for voiture

Historical Examples

  • Waller, though a better poet than Voiture, was not yet a finished poet.

    Letters on England

    Voltaire

  • I engaged this voiture to convey me to Avignon for eight hundred francs.

    Four Years in France

    Henry Digby Beste

  • But he said something about the voiture: it was going there.

  • Voiture was one of those who contributed most to the cultivation of this art.

  • He has grand chambers which he will give me, and rich wardrobes, and a watch, and a voiture.

    Bohemian Days

    Geo. Alfred Townsend