Also, calèche. a light vehicle pulled by one or two horses, seating two to four passengers, and having two or four wheels, a seat for a driver on a splashboard, and sometimes a folding top.
a folding top of a carriage.
calèche (def 1).
a bonnet that folds back like the top of a calash, worn by women in the 18th century.
Historical Examples

The Pathfinder James Fenimore Cooper
William Penn Rupert S. Holland
The Diary of a Superfluous Man and Other Stories Ivn Turgnieff
Military Career of Napoleon the Great Montgomery B. Gibbs
The Pathfinder James Fenimore Cooper
The Diary of a Superfluous Man and Other Stories Ivn Turgnieff
Taras Bulba and Other Tales Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
The Yeoman Adventurer George W. Gough
Stage-coach and Tavern Days Alice Morse Earle
The History of Emily Montague Frances Brooke

a horse-drawn carriage with low wheels and a folding top
the folding top of such a carriage
a woman’s folding hooped hood worn in the 18th century


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