Carriage - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈkærɪdʒ|  American pronunciation of the word carriage
Brit.  |ˈkærɪdʒ|  British pronunciation of the word carriage

noun

- a railcar where passengers ride (syn: coach)
- a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses (syn: equipage, rig)
- characteristic way of bearing one's body (syn: bearing, posture)
- a machine part that carries something else
- a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around (syn: go- cart, perambulator, pram, pushchair, pusher, stroller)

Examples

They rode to the city in carriages.

I took the baby to the park in the carriage.

Her legs were long and fine, her hips slender, her carriage erect.

Canals were originally built for the carriage of coal.

It costs £45.50 including carriage.

All prices shown include VAT and carriage.

We rode through the park in a horse-drawn carriage.

...the men donned their greatcoats for the ride in the open carriage...

I've brought a close carriage for him.

Too many people were crushed into the carriage.

The royal carriage was drawn up outside the palace, ready for the Queen's journey.

The two lamps of a carriage haloed by the fog.

The loyal servant handed the lady down from her carriage.

The Company have overcharged fifteen shillings on the carriage of the goods.

The scotches failed, and the carriage began to back down the hill.

Word forms

noun
singular: carriage
plural: carriages
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