caleche


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a woman's large folded hooped hood

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the folding hood of a horse-drawn carriage

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The female protagonist, Marie, becomes a caleche driver because of a lifelong passion for horses, but soon after her arrival in Griffintown a murder shakes the caleche drivers to their core.
After taking a horse-drawn carriage ride, or as it is known caleche ride, around the renovated 2.9-mile (4.6-km) walls that encircle the old part of town, visitors usually climb atop the ramparts to relish the maze of medieval-like narrow streets and the sloping roofs of buildings.
The symbol of this type of being is Harker and Dracula night trip: the caleche rushes at full speed, but Harker notices that they pass the same places again and again.
Among the array of works it hopes will excite the London audience is a rare caleche, or little coach, for a princely child, gilded, painted and lined with red velvet, dating from the latter half of the 18th century.
(13) The Count plays a similarly voyeuristic role as the driver of the caleche.
"I once asked Guy Robert [the late perfumer and creator of the legendary Hermes Caleche and Madame Rochas perfumes] that question," says Edwards.
Par exemple, le mot banal, voiture, du francais, signifie charrette, caleche ou diligence si on se rapporte a la litterature du neuvieme siecle, mais, un siecle plus tard, il devient automobile ou wagon, fonction du contexte.
He sensed the return of his self-esteem, optimism, and equanimity and felt so expensive that when the driver of a caleche leaned toward him and asked, "Tour of the city?" he accepted.
Deux autres citoyens, un homme qui passait en caleche et un jeune garcon, ont aussi ete atteints par les tirs.
Last November, Los Angeles County police officers stormed in on former beauty queen Caleche Ranae Manos as she and her fiancA(c) slept and ordered her out of bed, nude, before realizing they were in the wrong apartment.
Other attractions include boat cruises, caleche rides, a child-friendly science centre, and a Cirque du soleil performance.