Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > Vetturino [Vettu-ree’no],

 Veto (Monsieur and Madame).Vi’a Doloro’sa. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Vetturino [Vettu-ree’no],
in Italy, is one who for hire conveys persons about in a vet’tura or four-wheeled carriage; the owner of a livery stable; a guide for travellers. The two latter are, of course, subsidiary meanings.   1
        “We were accosted in the steamer by a well-dressed man, who represented himself to be a vetturino”—The Times (One of the Alpine Club).

 Veto (Monsieur and Madame).Vi’a Doloro’sa. 


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