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Definitions of carriage

  1. characteristic way of bearing one's body; " stood with good posture"
  2. a wheeled vehicle drawn by horses
  3. a railcar where passengers ride
  4. a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around
  5. a vehicle with four wheels drawn by two or more horses
  6. That which is carried; burden; baggage.
  7. The act of carrying, transporting, or conveying.
  8. The price or expense of carrying.
  9. That which carries of conveys,
  10. A wheeled vehicle for persons, esp. one designed for elegance and comfort.
  11. A part of a machine which moves and carries of supports some other moving object or part.
  12. A frame or cage in which something is carried or supported; as, a bell carriage.
  13. The manner of carrying one's self; behavior; bearing; deportment; personal manners.
  14. The act or manner of conducting measures or projects; management.
  15. The act of conveying or transporting; cost of transporting; behavior; manner of bearing oneself; as, an erect carriaac; a wheeled vehicle; a wheeled support, as of a cannon.
  16. Act or cost of carrying: a vehicle for carrying: behavior: ( B.) baggage.
  17. Act of carrying; a vehicle; behavior.
  18. A wheeled vehicle for carrying persons; that which carries something, as in a machine; transportation; the cost of carrying.
  19. Deportment; bearing.
  20. Something carried.
  21. A vehicle; the act of carrying; the price of carrying; burden; the manner of carrying one's self; behaviour; the framework which supports the steps of a wooden stair; that part of a printing- press on which the types are placed to be printed.
  22. The act of carrying or conveying; the thing that carries; any vehicle with springs; a coach; behaviour or conduct; the charge or cost of conveyance of goods.
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Usage examples for carriage

  1. A poor girl ought to be glad enough to ride in a carriage once in a while! – Honor: A Play in Four Acts by Hermann Sudermann
  2. You will allow me to put you into your carriage. – Don Orsino by F. Marion Crawford
  3. Shall I ask for your carriage? – The Testing of Diana Mallory by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  4. I'd be rather proud of having 'Black Mose' in my carriage. – The Eagle's Heart by Hamlin Garland
  5. " This is my carriage," she said. – The Red Cockade by Stanley J. Weyman
  6. Von Ritter ran to the side of the carriage. – Captain Macklin by Richard Harding Davis
  7. It was agreed that she should go in a carriage, with Pantchika and Madame Dargaignaratz; and they would meet over there; perhaps it would be possible to return all together. – Ramuntcho by Pierre Loti
  8. She looked from the window of the carriage, and in a voice which shook a little, " No," she said, " I suppose not." – Chippinge Borough by Stanley J. Weyman
  9. We were alone in the carriage. – Parisian Points of View by Ludovic Halévy Commentator: Brander Matthews
  10. We suggested a carriage, but there was none. – The Lure of the Camera by Charles S. Olcott
  11. John, I want a carriage immediately. – Trumps by George William Curtis
  12. Drove out with Henry in the new carriage. – Records of a Girlhood by Frances Ann Kemble
  13. She shook hands with him, and got into the carriage after Mrs. Clinton. – The Honour of the Clintons by Archibald Marshall
  14. And would she get down and come into the house, or have it brought out for her to see in the carriage? – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  15. This man Thauret was in the same carriage with the woman Rose Mitchel. – An Artist in Crime by Rodrigues Ottolengui
  16. A carriage had been in waiting here for about an hour. – The Living Link by James De Mille
  17. " I know all about it," he said; " I've sent Jack home in my carriage." – Jill's Red Bag by Amy Le Feuvre
  18. But he had to go, for the carriage was waiting outside. – Pretty Michal by Mór Jókai
  19. The carriage window was down. – Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  20. Beatrice Daventry got into the carriage, and stood for a moment at the door. – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens
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