Definition of Calash top
1. Noun. The folding hood of a horse-drawn carriage.
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Literary usage of Calash top
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Standard American Encyclopedia of Arts, Sciences, History, Biography by John Clark Ridpath (1897)
"Chaise is a 2-wheeled vehicle with a calash top and a body swung on leather ... A Break is a large 4-wheeled vehicle with a straight body, a calash top, ..."
2. The Young Folks' Cyclopædia of Common Things by John Denison Champlin (1884)
"It Dog Cart. is called a top-buggy when it has a calash top, and an open buggy when it has no top. In England a light chaise is called a buggy. ..."
3. The Flag-ship: Or, A Voyage Around the World in the United States Frigate by Fitch Waterman Taylor (1840)
"I took counsel with myself to throw myself out of the gig at one of the intervals when his feet and the calash-top were farthest apart from each other; ..."
4. The New York Coach-maker's Magazine by Ezra M. Stratton, George Washington Wright Houghton (1860)
"calash top buggy, square body. No. 9. calash top buggy, with Jenny Lind front. No. 10. A buggy without a top. These are but a few of the cuts we can bring ..."
5. A Voyage Round the World, and Visits to Various Foreign Countries, in the by Fitch Waterman Taylor (1855)
"I took counsel with myself to throw myself out of the gig at one of the intervals when his feet and the calash-top were furthest apart from each other; ..."
6. A Voyage Round the World in the United States Frigate Columbia: Attended by by Fitch Waterman Taylor (1842)
"... of the washboard of the gig, and the fracturing of the first bow of the calash- top, an inch and a half square, as if it had been a stick of bamboo. ..."