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(or raeda, a word cognate with rota, and wrongly spelled rheda). The Roman travellingcarriage with four wheels, furnished with several seats, so as to be adapted for the transport of a large party, with their luggage and necessaries (Juv.iii. 10; Mart. iii. 47, 5). It appears to have been in very general use among the Romans, both for town and country (Cic. Mil. 20; Ad Att. vi. 1; v. 17; Iul. 57); and probably resembled the French char-à-banc with a cover overhead, for the carriage itself, as well as its name, was of Gallic original (Quint.i. 5.68). The annexed illustration is from a drawing by Ginzrot (Wagen und

Reda. (Ginzrot.)

Fahrwerke) after several models of carriages that appear on the columns of Trajan and M. Aurelius.

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