Vecture
Vecture Vec"ture, n. [L. vectura, from vehere, vectum, to carry. Cf. {Vettura}, {Voiture}.] The act of carrying; conveyance; carriage. [Obs.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

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  • vecture — /vek cheuhr/, n. a token used to pay transportation fares. [1615 25; perh. by back formation from VECTURIST] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Vetture — Vettura Vet*tu ra, n.; pl. {Vetture}. [It. vettura, fr. L. vectura conveyance. Cf. {Vecture}.] An Italian four wheeled carriage, esp. one let for hire; a hackney coach. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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