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English translation: chaise/shay

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French term or phrase:calèche
English translation:chaise/shay
Entered by: Florence B
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09:04 Aug 9, 2001
French to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
French term or phrase: caleche
Maintenant nous allons a l'ecole en caleche. Une vieille caleche de mon arriere-grand-pere...
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chaise/shay
Explanation:
chaise

Terme(s) apparenté(s)
shay
calèche n. f.


Déf. :
Voiture à cheval, découverte, à quatre roues, munie d'une capote à soufflet à l'arrière, et d'un siège surélevé à l'avant.


[Office de la langue française, 1980]
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nacalèche
Sarah Downing
nachaise/shay
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5 mins
chaise/shay


Explanation:
chaise

Terme(s) apparenté(s)
shay
calèche n. f.


Déf. :
Voiture à cheval, découverte, à quatre roues, munie d'une capote à soufflet à l'arrière, et d'un siège surélevé à l'avant.


[Office de la langue française, 1980]


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calèche


Explanation:
You could also use the word barouche - a four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage, widely-used in the 19th Century, with two facing double seats, a retractable hood and a seat box at the front for the driver.


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