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  1. shooting brakenoun

    another name for a station wagon


  1. Shooting brake

    Shooting brake (sometimes referred to as a "shooting break") is a car body style which originated in the 1890s as a horse-drawn wagon used to transport shooting parties with their equipment and game.The first automotive shooting brakes were manufactured in the early 1900s in the United Kingdom. The vehicle style became popular in England during the 1920s and 1930s. They were produced by vehicle manufacturers or as conversions by coachbuilders. The term was used in Britain interchangeably with estate car from the 1930s but has not been in general use for many years and has been more or less superseded by the latter term.The term has evolved to describe cars combining elements of both station wagon (estate) and coupé body styles, with or without reference to the historical usage for shooting parties. A shooting brake is a subcategory of a station wagon, based on a coupé rather than a sedan. Being based on two-door coupés is why manufacturers call models such as the Mercedes-Benz CLA, Mercedes-Benz CLS, Volkswagen Arteon and Genesis G70 shooting brakes.


  1. shooting brake

    A shooting brake is a car body style that combines elements of a station wagon and a coupe. It typically has a sleek, sporty design like a coupe, but with a more extended roofline and often more cargo space like a station wagon. The term "shooting brake" originates from Britain and was used in the 19th century to refer to a vehicle used to carry shooting parties with their equipment and game.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shooting brake in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shooting brake in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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  • φρένο γυρίσματοςGreek
  • стреляющий тормозRussian

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