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


  • Video Shows Police Cruisers Chasing Carriage Horse Through Manhattan
    The video shows a carriage horse that got away from its handler and bolted up 11th Avenue with police in pursuit, the animal advocacy group NYCLASS said. Read more on this news related to 'Carriage'
  • Carriage House, Walker Residence
    Imagine a place rich in local history. A place of exemplary Queen-Anne styling with a well-outfitted carriage house – now imagine it’s gone. Read more on this news related to 'Carriage'
  • Carriage horse hoofs it from the cops down NYC street
    The West Side turned into the Wild West Sunday, when a carriage horse broke loose and stampeded through Hell’s Kitchen. The runaway steed named Bernie was chased by two police... Read more on this news related to 'Carriage'

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