brougham

  • 1 Brougham — could be*Brougham (band), a rap rock/nu metal band. *Brougham (carriage) *Brougham body, an automobile body style:*Cadillac Brougham *Brougham, Cumbria *Brougham, Ontario *Brougham Castle, Cumbria. *Baron Brougham and Vaux is a title in the… …

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  • 2 Brougham — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Henry Brougham, 1. Baron Brougham and Vaux (1778–1868), britischer Staatsmann Henry J. Brougham (1888–1923), britischer Racketspieler John Brougham (1814–1880), britischer Schauspieler und Dramatiker… …

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  • 3 brougham — ● brougham nom masculin (de Brougham, nom propre) Véhicule hippomobile très léger à deux roues ayant une caisse basse, un siège à deux places et muni d une capote. ⇒BROUGHAM, subst. masc. ,,Petite voiture à deux ou quatre roues, à caisse très… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 4 Brougham —   [brʊm], Henry Peter, 1. Baron Brougham and Vaux [ ən vɔːks] (seit 1830), britischer Politiker (Whig) und Rechtsanwalt, * Edinburgh 19. 9. 1778, ✝ Cannes 7. 5. 1868; Mitglied des Unterhauses (1810 12, 1816 30), Lordkanzler (1830 34). 1820… …

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  • 5 Brougham — [brum, bru:m] der; s, s <nach dem britischen Politiker H. P. Brougham (1778 1868)> svw. ↑Broom …

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  • 6 brougham — 1851, one horse closed carriage with two or four wheels, for two or four persons, from first Lord Brougham (1778 1868). The family name is from a place in Westmoreland …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 brougham — ► NOUN historical 1) a horse drawn carriage with a roof, four wheels, and an open driver s seat in front. 2) a motor car with an open driver s seat. ORIGIN named after Lord Brougham (1778 1868), who designed the carriage …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 brougham — [bro͞om, brōm; bro͞o′əm, brō′əm] n. [after Lord Brougham (1778 1868), Brit political leader] 1. a closed, four wheeled carriage with the driver s seat outside 2. any of certain early types of automobile; esp., a) an electrically powered… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 Brougham — Brough am, n. A light, enclosed carriage, with seats inside for two or four, and the fore wheels so arranged as to turn short. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 Brougham — (spr. Bruhm), Henry B. and Vaux, Lord Edinburgh, geb. 1779 in der Grafschaft Westmoreland auf seinem väterlichen Gute, wurde in Edinburgh bei seinem Oheim, dem Historiker Robertson, erzogen; trat 1803 als Sachwalter in den schottischen Gerichten… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 11 Brougham [1] — Brougham (engl., spr. brū m, zuweilen fälschlich Broom geschrieben, franz. Coupé chaise), zwei oder vierräderig und dementsprechend für zwei oder vier Personen eingerichteter Wagen mit festem, unbeweglichem Verdeck, gewöhnlich nur mit einem in… …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 12 Brougham [2] — Brougham (spr. brū m), Henry, Lord B., brit. Staatsmann, geb. 19. Sept. 1779 in Edinburg, gest. 7. Mai 1868 in Cannes, studierte in Edinburg und machte sich früh durch mathematische und physikalische Arbeiten bekannt. Gleichzeitig bildete er sich …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 13 Brougham — (engl., spr. bruhm), fälschlich Broom, zweisitziger geschlossener leichter Kutschwagen …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 14 Brougham — Brougham, Henry, barón de …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 15 brougham — [ brum, bruəm ] noun count a vehicle used in the past, pulled by a horse …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 Brougham —    Some automobile manufacturers make a model they call a brougham. It s usually a distinguished, more expensive model. At one time broughams were built with no roof over the chauffeur s section. It was quite a snazzy looking car, even though the …

    Dictionary of eponyms

  • 17 Brougham — This interesting surname is of English locational origin from a place thus called in Westmorland. The placename was recorded as Bruham in the Patent Rolls of 1228, and derives from the Old English pre 7th Century burh meaning a fortified place,… …

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  • 18 brougham — /brooh euhm, broohm, broh euhm/, n. 1. a four wheeled, boxlike, closed carriage for two or four persons, having the driver s perch outside. 2. Auto. a. (formerly) a limousine having an open driver s compartment. b. an early type of automobile… …

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  • 19 brougham — [19] A brougham was a fourwheeled one horse carriage. It was named after Henry Peter Brougham, first Baron Brougham and Vaux (1778–1868), British Whig politician, jurist, and educational reformer, who designed the original brougham in 1838 …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 20 brougham — [19] A brougham was a fourwheeled one horse carriage. It was named after Henry Peter Brougham, first Baron Brougham and Vaux (1778–1868), British Whig politician, jurist, and educational reformer, who designed the original brougham in 1838 …

    Word origins