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carriage

[ kar-ij; for 9 also kar-ee-ij ]SEE DEFINITION OF carriage
  • noundelivery of freight
  • nounposture, physical and mental

Synonyms for carriage

  • freight
  • conveyance
  • conveying
  • transit
  • transport
  • transportation
  • carrying
  • delivering
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CARRIAGE

The two saddle-horses and a team for carriage use had been shipped ahead.

Your manner reduced me to a groom who opened your carriage door.

At the same time there was not a suspicion of truculence or even repulse in his carriage.

There was greater freedom in her carriage, and she seemed to have grown.

Simplicity and self-forgetfulness were manifest in carriage and utterance.

All the way home in the carriage I marshalled arguments in his favour.

Mr. Winship asked at last, peering out at the carriage window.

Keeps the finest span and carriage in the city, and lives in a palace.

"I must send somebody for a carriage," she said, looking around anxiously.

Only conceive the sound of—Mrs. O'Donoghoe's carriage there!

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "act of carrying, means of conveyance; wheeled vehicles collectively," from Anglo-French and Old North French cariage "cart, carriage, action of transporting in a vehicle" (Old French charriage, Modern French charriage), from carier "to carry" (see carry (v.)). Meaning "individual wheeled vehicle" is c.1400; specific sense of "horse-drawn, wheeled vehicle for hauling people" first attested 1706; extended to railway cars by 1830. Meaning "way of carrying one's body" is 1590s. Carriage-house attested from 1761.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CARRIAGE

appearance

nounoutward aspect, characteristic

attitudes

nounstance
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