Definitions of omnibus

  1. A sheet- iron cover for articles in a leer or annealing arch, to protect them from drafts.
  2. A public fourwheeled carriage for passenger traffic.
  3. A large four- wheeled vehicle for conveying passengers, chiefly used in towns:- pl. OMNIBUSES.
  4. Large four- wheeled vehicle for passengers.
  5. A long four wheeled passenger vehicle.
  6. A large vehicle for the conveyance of passengers to short distances, familiarly called a bus. Omnibus- box, a large box at the opera.
  7. A large carriage for conveying passengers short distances, generally in cities and towns.
  8. providing for many things at once; " an omnibus law"
  9. an anthology of articles on a related subject or an anthology of the works of a single author
  10. Including many different objects or cases; as, in lawmaking, an omnibus bill.
  11. Covering many and various objects.
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