Usage examples for sedan

  1. At the foot of the mountain they were obliged to take the carriage to pieces, and transport it on the backs of mules; and their Majesties crossed the mountain partly on foot, partly in very handsome sedan chairs which had been made at Turin, that of the Emperor lined with crimson satin, and ornamented with gold lace and fringes, and that of the Empress in blue satin, with silver lace and fringes. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  2. " I am told that the English Army has been encircled, much as was the French Army at Sedan in 1870." As he spoke, fixing his prominent eyes on her face, Mr. Head's customer now suddenly felt an inexplicable shrinking from this smooth- tongued German- born man. – Good Old Anna by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  3. While waiting, Penny noticed that another car, a gray sedan had drawn up close to the building. – The Clock Strikes Thirteen by Mildred A. Wirt