Phaeton – Maybe the Amish?

 

Unless someone discovers the secrets of time travel, I doubt I will be riding in a phaeton any time soon.

Sentence: What they both liked best was a summer visit when Mr. Gardiner could enjoy the fishing, and his wife enjoyed nothing better than to explore the grounds with Elizabeth in a single-horse phaeton.
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Definition:
    pha·e·ton   [fey-i-tn or, especially Brit., feyt-n] noun

  • any of various light, four-wheeled carriages, with or without a top, having one or two seats facing forward, used in the 19th century.
  • a vintage automobile of the touring-car type.

Origin: 1585–95; special use of Latin Phaetōn, variant of Phaethōn Phaethon

Source: Dictionary.com

Sentence: What they both liked best was a summer visit when Mr. Gardiner could enjoy the fishing, and his wife enjoyed nothing better than to explore the grounds with Elizabeth in a single-horse phaeton.
Page: 40

Definition:
    pha·e·ton   [fey-i-tn or, especially Brit., feyt-n] noun

  • any of various light, four-wheeled carriages, with or without a top, having one or two seats facing forward, used in the 19th century.
  • a vintage automobile of the touring-car type.

Origin: 1585–95; special use of Latin Phaetōn, variant of Phaethōn Phaethon

Source: Dictionary.com

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