Sentence Examples with the word Fiacre

He was the coachman of the fiacre which drove the royal family from the Carrousel to the Porte Saint-Martin.

French hackney-coaches received the name of fiacre from the Hotel St Fiacre, in the rue St Martin, Paris, where one Sauvage, who was the first to provide cabs for hire, kept his vehicles.

There St Fiacre built a monastery in honour of the Holy Virgin, and to it added a small house for guests, to which he himself withdrew.

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Various relics of St Fiacre were given to princes and great personages.