Definition of Stanhope

1. Noun. A light open horse-drawn carriage with two or four wheels and one seat.

Generic synonyms: Carriage, Equipage, Rig



Definition of Stanhope

1. n. A light two- wheeled, or sometimes four-wheeled, carriage, without a top; -- so called from Lord Stanhope, for whom it was contrived.

Definition of Stanhope

1. Proper noun. A surname. ¹

2. Proper noun. A place name; the name of several towns and cities in Australia, Canada, the UK and USA. ¹

3. Noun. A gig, buggy or light phaeton, typically with a high seat and closed back. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stanhope

1. a light, open carriage [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stanhope

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standstills
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standups
stane
staned
stanekite
stanes
stanfieldite
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stang
stanged
stanging
stangs
stanhope (current term)
stanhopea
stanhopes
staniel
staniels
stanine
stanines
staning
stank
stank on ice
stanks
stanleyite
stann-
stannane
stannanes

Literary usage of Stanhope

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1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1855)
"1827, Earl stanhope was elected a Fellow ; and on the resignation of its first President Sir ... George Joseph stanhope, who died at Rio de Janeiro, Nov. ..."

2. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fitz-Gilbert Waters (1907)
"stanhope of Elvaston stanhope Philip Henry Baron see stanhope Earl ... cont'd stanhope of Mahon stanhope Philip Henry Viscount see stanhope Earl ..."

3. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley (1862)
"He was the son of Alexander stanhope, a brother of the 2d earl of Chester- ... The intrigues of the earl of Sunderland, by whom stanhope, it has been ..."

4. Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time: From the Restoration of Charles II by Gilbert Burnet (1840)
"Soon after, our fleet sailed back to England, and stanhope was sent over in it, ... Upon that the earl of Peterborough, with stanhope and other officers, ..."

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