Category: Transportation | Type: Glossary Word | Title: Persuasion (in Context) | Author: Jane Austen | Ch: Chapter 19

"A four-wheeled carriage with a half-head behind which can be raised or let down at pleasure, having a seat in front for the driver, and seats inside for two couples to sit facing each other" (OED). Depending on the number of passengers and luggage, the barouche generally required four or even six horses.

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