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. Carriages are often used for weddings.



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* 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


  • Mi casa, su TRAIN CARRIAGE: Startling pictures of the Mexican families eking out a living on abandoned railway - and ...
    Forty families have created their homes and a community in the rusted freight carriages, which were abandoned 20 years ago, alongside the busy working train lines in Mexico City. Read more on this news related to 'Carriage'
  • Former S.I. Zoo worker hopes to drive carriage horse
    Even as de Blasio is pushing to ban horse-drawn carriages, one local legend is saddling up for a chance to work. Read more on this news related to 'Carriage'
  • Carriage Services Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
    HOUSTON, Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Carriage Services, Inc. (NYSE: CSV) today announced that its Board of Directors on January 27, 2015 declared the quarterly dividend of 2.5 cents per share payable on March 2, 2015 to common share record holders as of February 13, 2015.  The... Read more on this news related to 'Carriage'

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