Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) a railcar where passengers ride
  2. (noun, artifact) a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses
  3. (noun, attribute) characteristic way of bearing one's body
  4. (noun, artifact) a machine part that carries something else
  5. (noun, artifact) a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around

via WordNet, Princeton University

Origin of the word Carriage

  1. 1388, "act of carrying, means of conveyance," from Anglo-Fr. cariage "cart, carriage," from carier "to carry" (see carry). Specific sense of "horse-drawn, wheeled vehicle for hauling people" first attested 1706. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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