Carriage

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Carriage Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around
  • a vehicle with four wheels drawn by two or more horses
  • a machine part that carries something else
  • a railcar where passengers ride
  • characteristic way of bearing one''s body; "stood with good posture"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a railcar where passengers ride ,
  • a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses ,
  • characteristic way of bearing one's body; "stood with good posture" ,
  • a machine part that carries something else ,
  • a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around

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Carriage Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A carriage is a type of vehicle that was used before cars were invented. It is a fancy type of cart or wagon, usually with four wheels and suspension. The carriages may be pulled by horses.



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'Carriage' example sentence in quotations


* Because I could not stop for Death -- He kindly stopped for me -- The carriage held but just ourselvesAnd immortality. - Emily Dickinson

* Nobody outside of a baby carriage or a judge's chamber believes in an unprejudiced point of view. - Lillian Hellman


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Carriage Sample Sentences in News


  • Carriage driver who ‘abused’ horse won’t be going to jail
    A carriage operator accused of working his horse Blondie when she was limping from a badly infected leg took a no-jail plea deal Wednesday in Manhattan Criminal Court. Saverio Colarusso,... Read more on this news related to 'Carriage'
  • NYC Horse Carriage Driver Pleads Guilty To Reduced Charge, Loses License Indefinitely
    Saverio Colarusso pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of disorderly conduct. He was sentenced to five days of community service, but lost his license indefinitely. Read more on this news related to 'Carriage'
  • Carriage House Ties Hilton High School Band to History
    A barn and a band may seem like an unlikely duo, but as Time Warner Cable News reporter Mary McCombs tells us, the two share a strong bond as well as a bit of Hilton history. Read more on this news related to 'Carriage'

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