Pronunciation: (han'sum), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/hansom.html on line 73 [key]
1. a low-hung, two-wheeled, covered vehicle drawn by one horse, for two passengers, with the driver being mounted on an elevated seat behind and the reins running over the roof.
2. any similar horse-drawn vehicle. Also called han'som cab'.
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