Meaning of calash


Pronunciation: (ku-lash'), [key]
— n.
  1. a light vehicle pulled by one or two horses, seating two to four passengers, and having two or four wheels, a seat for a driver on a splashboard, and sometimes a folding top.
  2. a folding top of a carriage.
  3. calèche (def. 1).
  4. a bonnet that folds back like the top of a calash, worn by women in the 18th century.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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