Names of identical vehicles varied : the British called a common multipassenger
coach a brougham ; in America , it was called a coupe . ... hands ) to family - size
carriages ( phaetons , landaus , surreys ) , and mass - transit omnibuses and
stagecoaches . ... Cooper , James Fenimore , Recollections of Europe , 2 vols . ,
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