One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An estate car.
- ‘The family never takes holidays abroad, though they do go to the seaside in a shooting brake.’
- ‘In Scotland ‘brake clubs’ were organised to follow the Glasgow teams, using shooting brakes draped with portraits of players.’
- ‘For about £300,000, for example, you could transform the £112,000 Bentley Continental GT into an exclusive 1920s-style ‘shooting brake’ estate.’
- ‘The overall package gels together very well, and the idea of a rather rakish Jaguar shooting brake will appeal to badge-conscious upwardly mobile thirty-somethings.’
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