noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1635 1. a portable often covered chair that is designed to carry one person and that is borne on poles by two people 2. a. a 2- or 4-door automobile seating four or more persons and usually having a permanent top — compare coupe b. a motorboat having one passenger compartment

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