1 light carriage; pulled by a single horse
2 a sedan that has no roof over the driver's seat
EtymologyNamed from Henry Peter, Lord Brougham (1778-1868), the vehicle's designer.
- a four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage, designed in 1839. It
had an open seat for the driver in front of the closed cabin for
two or four passengers.
- 1891: “Yes,” he continued, glancing out of the window. “A nice little brougham and a pair of beauties.” — Arthur Conan Doyle, ‘A Scandal In Bohemia’ (Norton 2005 p.12)
- an automobile, a sedan without a roof over driver's seat.
Brougham could be
- Brougham (band), a rap rock/nu metal band.
- Brougham (carriage)
- Brougham body, an automobile body style
- Brougham, Cumbria
- Brougham, Ontario
- Brougham Castle, Cumbria.
- Baron Brougham and Vaux is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.
- Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux
- Holden Brougham, a luxury sedan made by GMH Australia between 1968 and 1971.