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phaeton (ˈfeɪtən Pronunciation for phaeton



  1. a light four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage with or without a top, usually having two seats

Word Origin

C18: from Phaëthon

Example Sentences Including 'phaeton'

He had driven up, `sitting erect in a phaeton drawn by two Arab horses '.
Joseph Pearce OLD THUNDER: A Life of Hilaire Belloc (2002)
They were both silent as they returned to the phaeton for the drive across the park.
Melville, Anne The Hardie Inheritance


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