Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. calash

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Monsieur de Talbrun's horses -- a magnificent pair, harnessed to a new 'caleche' -- carried off Psyche, as an old gentleman in gold spectacles said near me.

    Jacqueline — Complete

  • "Which shall not be for some time to come," said I to myself, as, slipping noiselessly from the room, I regained my "caleche," and in ten minutes more was proceeding on my journey.

    The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer — Complete

  • The priest stopped the caleche; and was so far curious as to walk down the little avenue that led to the house, showing more interest in the place than Lucien expected from a Spanish ecclesiastic.

    Eve and David

  • Lucien jumped down, but before he could speak two travelers stepped out of the caleche, and the words died away on his lips; for there stood the new Prefect of the Charente, Sixte du Chatelet, and his wife, Louise de Negrepelisse.

    Eve and David

  • Perhaps he has come to the rescue of his brother-inlaw, and happened to be behind our caleche at Mansle by accident.

    Eve and David

  • As the Canon of Toledo returned to the caleche, he had spoken a word to the post-boy.

    Eve and David

  • As Lucien took his place in the caleche beside the so-called

    Eve and David

  • Kolb, therefore, had set out on horseback along the highroad, and heard at last at Mansle that Lucien was traveling post in a caleche — M. Marron had recognized him as he passed.

    Eve and David

  • “You have allowed the coach to pass you, monsieur; you will lose your place unless you care to take a seat in my caleche and overtake the mail, for it is rather quicker traveling post than by the public conveyance.”

    Eve and David

  • The coachman was told to search for saddle-horses for Mademoiselle and for his master, and for carriage-horses for the caleche in which the colonel and the lieutenant had returned to Havre.

    Modeste Mignon

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.