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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 machine part that carries something else
  4. a railcar where passengers ride
  5. a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around
  6. a vehicle with four wheels drawn by two or more horses
  7. That which is carried; burden; baggage.
  8. The act of carrying, transporting, or conveying.
  9. The price or expense of carrying.
  10. That which carries of conveys,
  11. A wheeled vehicle for persons, esp. one designed for elegance and comfort.
  12. A wheeled vehicle carrying a fixed burden, as a gun carriage.
  13. A part of a machine which moves and carries of supports some other moving object or part.
  14. A frame or cage in which something is carried or supported; as, a bell carriage.
  15. The manner of carrying one's self; behavior; bearing; deportment; personal manners.
  16. The act or manner of conducting measures or projects; management.
  17. 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.
  18. Act or cost of carrying: a vehicle for carrying: behavior: ( B.) baggage.
  19. Act of carrying; a vehicle; behavior.
  20. A wheeled vehicle for carrying persons; that which carries something, as in a machine; transportation; the cost of carrying.
  21. Deportment; bearing.
  22. Something carried.
  23. 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.
  24. 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. Von Ritter ran to the side of the carriage – Captain Macklin by Richard Harding Davis
  2. 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
  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. A carriage had been in waiting here for about an hour. – The Living Link by James De Mille
  6. But he had to go, for the carriage was waiting outside. – Pretty Michal by Mór Jókai
  7. She shook hands with him, and got into the carriage after Mrs. Clinton. – The Honour of the Clintons by Archibald Marshall
  8. 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
  9. Drove out with Henry in the new carriage – Records of a Girlhood by Frances Ann Kemble
  10. You will allow me to put you into your carriage – Don Orsino by F. Marion Crawford
  11. We were alone in the carriage – Parisian Points of View by Ludovic Halévy Commentator: Brander Matthews
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. This man Thauret was in the same carriage with the woman Rose Mitchel. – An Artist in Crime by Rodrigues Ottolengui
  15. We suggested a carriage but there was none. – The Lure of the Camera by Charles S. Olcott
  16. Beatrice Daventry got into the carriage and stood for a moment at the door. – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens
  17. " This is my carriage she said. – The Red Cockade by Stanley J. Weyman
  18. The carriage window was down. – Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  19. John, I want a carriage immediately. – Trumps by George William Curtis
  20. " I know all about it," he said; " I've sent Jack home in my carriage – Jill's Red Bag by Amy Le Feuvre
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