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1) Fiacre. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A French cab or hackney coach. So called from the Hotel de St. Fiacre, Paris, where the first station of these coaches was established by M. Sauvage, about 1650....

2) fiacre. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A small hackney carriage. French, after the Hotel de Saint Fiacre in Paris....

3) 182. Les Vous et les Tu. Lucas, St. John, comp. Francois-Marie Arouet de Voltaire. 1920. The Oxford Book of French Verse
...PHILIS, qu est devenu ce temps Où, dans un fiacre promenée, Sans laquais, sans ajustements, De tes grâces seules ornée, Contente d un mauvais soupé 5 Que tu changeais...

4) 61. The Act of Charity. Paris. Sterne, Laurence. 1917. A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy. Vol. III, Part 1. Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction
...out from the Opera Comique into a narrow street; t is trod by a few who humbly wait for a fiacre 1 or wish to get off quietly o foot when the opera is done. At the...

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