[han-suh m] /ˈhæn səm/

a low-hung, two-wheeled, covered vehicle drawn by one horse, for two passengers, with the driver being mounted on an elevated seat behind and the reins running over the roof.
any similar horse-drawn vehicle.
(sometimes capital) a two-wheeled one-horse carriage with a fixed hood. The driver sits on a high outside seat at the rear Also called hansom cab

“two-wheeled, two-person cab,” 1847, from James A. Hansom (1803-1882), English architect who designed such a vehicle c.1834.


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