Definition of Hansoms

1. Noun. (plural of hansom) ¹



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Definition of Hansoms

1. hansom [n] - See also: hansom

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hansoms

hanse
hanseatic
hansel
hanseled
hanselines
hanseling
hanselled
hanselling
hansels
hansen disease
hansenula
hanses
hanshaw
hansom
hansom cab
hansoms (current term)
hant
hantaan virus
hantavirus
hantavirus infections
hantavirus pulmonary syndrome
hantaviruses
hanted
hanting
hantle
hantles
hants
hanukkiah
hanukkiahs
hanuman

Literary usage of Hansoms

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1. The Windsor Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly for Men and Women (1904)
"'I guess I'll want six-and-a-hn!f hansoms, boy!'" he raised his right hand a little and waved the pen like a delicious menace at Nina. ..."

2. Fifty Years of My Life in the World of Sport at Home and Abroad by John Dugdale Astley (1895)
"... Preference for hansoms over 'Buses or Underground Hallways—How it took Three Traps to Convey me Two Miles—Out of the Frying-pan into the Fire—My Match ..."

3. Good Words by Norman Macleod (1905)
"Court " hansoms still ply for hire, and appear to be well patronised, but they are not ... These hansoms were far superior to any others plying for hire, ..."

4. London and Its Environs: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1911)
"The 'hansoms' (so called after their inventor) are two-wheeled vehicles with seats for two persons ... They are usually less well-horsed than the hansoms. ..."

5. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1900)
"There they rush, the fleet-wheeled hansoms of Piccadilly, as though they were parts of an elegant monumental frieze. And thus London reveals her true ..."

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