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 Hansel Monday.Hapmouche (2 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hansom (A).
 
A light two-wheeled cab, in which the driver sits behind the vehicle, and communicates with the passenger through a trap-door in the roof. Invented by Aloysius Hansom of York (1803–1882). Hansom was by trade an architect at Birmingham and at Hinckley in Leicestershire.   1
 


 Hansel Monday.Hapmouche (2 syl.). 

 
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