Definition of Calesas
1. calesa [n] - See also: calesa
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calesas
Literary usage of Calesas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Glimpses of Spain; Or, Notes of an Unfinished Tour in 1847 by Severn Teackle Wallis (1849)
"... Parson—English and Continental Manners—Spanish Cookery—Rides about the Hills—The Retiro— Villa of the Prussian Consul—calesas and Bombes—Torre Molino. ..."
2. Letters, Descriptive of Public Monuments, Scenery, and Manners in France and by Mrs Caroline Elizabeth Wilde Cushing, Caroline Elizabeth Cushing (1832)
"... it is, I imagine, to be attributed much less to the necessity of the case, than to settled, constitutional indolence. LETTER XVII. calesas. ..."
3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1849)
"And even if granted, it usually, as in the case of the calesas above cited, is either too weak to be useful, or lags behind, or fairly turns tail. ..."
4. Three Years in the Pacific: Including Notices of Brazil, Chile, Bolivia, Peru by William Samuel Waithman Ruschenberger (1834)
"When we reached the Pantheon, which is about a mile from the city, the concourse became a dense crowd, and the road was blocked up with calesas. ..."
5. Scenes and Adventures in Spain: From 1835 to 1840 by Poco Mas (1845)
"calesas, or headed single-horse chaises, but of very primitive form, ... calesas are rarely put in requisition by any but the holiday- making folks of the ..."