hackney carriage Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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hackney carriagenoun [C]

uk   /ˌhæk.niˈkær.ɪdʒ/  us   /-ˈker-/
UK formal (also hackney cab) a ​taxi UK a carriage, usually ​pulled by a ​horse, that can be ​rented with a ​driver for making ​shortjourneys, used ​especially in the past
(Definition of hackney carriage from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hackney carriage”
in Chinese (Simplified) 出租汽车, (尤指旧时的)出租马车…
in Chinese (Traditional) 出租汽車, (尤指舊時的)出租馬車…
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