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Etymology

From Old Northern French cariage from carier "to carry".

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carriage

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  1. A wheeled vehicle, generally drawn by horse power.
    The carriage ride was very romantic.
  2. A railroad car drawn by a locomotive.
  3. (archaic) A manner of walking and moving in general; how one carries oneself, bearing.
    His noble carriage concealed the heart of a knave.
  4. (archaic) One's behaviour, or way of conducting oneself towards others.
    • 1749, Henry Fielding, Tom Jones, Folio Society 1973, p. 407:
      He now assumed a carriage to me so very different from what he had lately worn, and so nearly resembling his behaviour the first week of our marriage, that [...] he might, possibly, have rekindled my fondness for him.
  5. The part of a typewriter supporting the paper.
  6. (US) (local to New England) A shopping cart.
  7. (UK) A baby stroller; a baby carraige.

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List of carriages (wheeled vehicles)

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