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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  • NYC Carriage Horses Clip-Clop Away While De Blasio Stalls
    A carriage horse stands ready for customers near Central Park in New York. Close A carriage horse stands ready for customers near Central Park in New York. Read more on this news related to 'Carriage'
  • Carriage Services posts 3Q profit
    On a per-share basis, the Houston-based company said it had net income of 26 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 31 cents per share. The provider of funeral and cemetary services ... Read more on this news related to 'Carriage'
  • Carriage Services Announces Record Results For Third Quarter 2014, Raises Rolling Four Quarter Outlook
    HOUSTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carriage Services, Inc. (NYSE: CSV) today announced record results for the quarter ended September 30, 2014. Mel Payne, Chief Executive Officer, stated, "Our ... Read more on this news related to 'Carriage'

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