conveyance

[ kuh n-vey-uh ns ]SEE DEFINITION OF conveyance
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All are full of the momentum which they have caught from their mode of conveyance.

How could we hoist ourselves to such a height with Marie's conveyance?

Well, get some sort of conveyance that we can both sit in while you drive.

By no act of conveyance would, or could, He make over His own Rest to them.

They alighted at the street corner, and dismissing their conveyance, walked to the house.

The artist is his conveyance, not his companion,—his horse, not his friend.

A deed of conveyance having been prepared, they exchanged signatures.

The train was missed, and the crowd unyoked the horses from the conveyance.

And there was no conveyance waiting to take them to Blue Cliff Hall.

There was no conveyance of any sort and I really expected one.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "act of conveying," from convey + -ance. Meaning "document by which something is legally conveyed" is from 1570s; sense "means of transportation" is attested from 1590s. Related: Conveyanced; conveyancing.

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