What does carriage mean?

Definitions for carriage
ˈkær ɪdʒ; for 9 also ˈkær i ɪdʒcar·riage

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. passenger car, coach, carriagenoun

    a railcar where passengers ride

  2. carriage, equipage, rignoun

    a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses

  3. carriage, bearing, posturenoun

    characteristic way of bearing one's body

    "stood with good posture"

  4. carriagenoun

    a machine part that carries something else

  5. baby buggy, baby carriage, carriage, perambulator, pram, stroller, go-cart, pushchair, pushernoun

    a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around

Wiktionary

  1. carriagenoun

    A wheeled vehicle, generally drawn by horse power.

    The carriage ride was very romantic.

    Etymology: From cariage, from carier.

  2. carriagenoun

    A rail car, esp. designed for the conveyance of passengers.

    Etymology: From cariage, from carier.

  3. carriagenoun

    A manner of walking and moving in general; how one carries oneself, bearing.

    Etymology: From cariage, from carier.

  4. carriagenoun

    One's behaviour, or way of conducting oneself towards others.

    Etymology: From cariage, from carier.

  5. carriagenoun

    The part of a typewriter supporting the paper.

    Etymology: From cariage, from carier.

  6. carriagenoun

    A shopping cart.

    Etymology: From cariage, from carier.

  7. carriagenoun

    A baby stroller; a baby carriage.

    Etymology: From cariage, from carier.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Carriagenoun

    that which is carried; burden; baggage

    Etymology: [OF. cariage luggage, carriage, chariage carriage, cart, baggage, F. charriage, cartage, wagoning, fr. OF. carier, charier, F. charrier, to cart. See Carry.]

  2. Carriagenoun

    the act of carrying, transporting, or conveying

    Etymology: [OF. cariage luggage, carriage, chariage carriage, cart, baggage, F. charriage, cartage, wagoning, fr. OF. carier, charier, F. charrier, to cart. See Carry.]

  3. Carriagenoun

    the price or expense of carrying

    Etymology: [OF. cariage luggage, carriage, chariage carriage, cart, baggage, F. charriage, cartage, wagoning, fr. OF. carier, charier, F. charrier, to cart. See Carry.]

  4. Carriagenoun

    that which carries of conveys,

    Etymology: [OF. cariage luggage, carriage, chariage carriage, cart, baggage, F. charriage, cartage, wagoning, fr. OF. carier, charier, F. charrier, to cart. See Carry.]

  5. Carriagenoun

    a wheeled vehicle for persons, esp. one designed for elegance and comfort

    Etymology: [OF. cariage luggage, carriage, chariage carriage, cart, baggage, F. charriage, cartage, wagoning, fr. OF. carier, charier, F. charrier, to cart. See Carry.]

  6. Carriagenoun

    a wheeled vehicle carrying a fixed burden, as a gun carriage

    Etymology: [OF. cariage luggage, carriage, chariage carriage, cart, baggage, F. charriage, cartage, wagoning, fr. OF. carier, charier, F. charrier, to cart. See Carry.]

  7. Carriagenoun

    a part of a machine which moves and carries of supports some other moving object or part

    Etymology: [OF. cariage luggage, carriage, chariage carriage, cart, baggage, F. charriage, cartage, wagoning, fr. OF. carier, charier, F. charrier, to cart. See Carry.]

  8. Carriagenoun

    a frame or cage in which something is carried or supported; as, a bell carriage

    Etymology: [OF. cariage luggage, carriage, chariage carriage, cart, baggage, F. charriage, cartage, wagoning, fr. OF. carier, charier, F. charrier, to cart. See Carry.]

  9. Carriagenoun

    the manner of carrying one's self; behavior; bearing; deportment; personal manners

    Etymology: [OF. cariage luggage, carriage, chariage carriage, cart, baggage, F. charriage, cartage, wagoning, fr. OF. carier, charier, F. charrier, to cart. See Carry.]

  10. Carriagenoun

    the act or manner of conducting measures or projects; management

    Etymology: [OF. cariage luggage, carriage, chariage carriage, cart, baggage, F. charriage, cartage, wagoning, fr. OF. carier, charier, F. charrier, to cart. See Carry.]

Freebase

  1. Carriage

    A carriage is a wheeled vehicle for people, usually horse-drawn; litters and sedan chairs are excluded, since they are wheelless vehicles. The carriage is especially designed for private passenger use and for comfort or elegance, though some are also used to transport goods. It may be light, smart and fast or heavy, large and comfortable. Carriages normally have suspension using leaf springs, elliptical springs or leather strapping. A public passenger vehicle would not usually be called a carriage – terms for such include stagecoach, charabanc and omnibus. Working vehicles such as the wagon and cart share important parts of the history of the carriage, as is the fast chariot.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Carriage

    kar′ij, n. act or cost of carrying: a vehicle for carrying: behaviour: bearing: (Shak.) burden: (B.) baggage.—adj. Carr′iageable, that may be conveyed in carriages.—ns. Carr′iage-com′pany, or -peo′ple, people who keep their carriages; Carr′iage-drive, a road for carriages through parks, &c.; Carr′iage-horse, a horse that draws a carriage.—Carriage and pair, a turn-out of a carriage and two horses; Carriage free, tree of charge for carrying. [See Carry.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. carriage

    A gun-carriage is designed to support its piece when fired, and also to transport cannon from one point to another. It consists of two cheeks, connected together and with a stock by assembling bolts. The front part supports the piece, and rests upon an axle-tree furnished with wheels, the rear end of the stock or trail resting on the ground. See Ordnance, Carriages for.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'carriage' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4591

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'carriage' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4569

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'carriage' in Nouns Frequency: #1616

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of carriage in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of carriage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of carriage in a Sentence

  1. George Miranda:

    This is awful news to give a working family just before the holidays, three hundred carriage drivers - men and women who have devoted their lives to caring for horses - will be unemployed if this bill is passed.

  2. Buckingham Palace:

    The couple are delighted to announce an opportunity for 1,200 people from across the United Kingdom to be invited into the grounds of Windsor Castle to share the experience of their special day, the attendees will view the arrival of the congregation and Members of the Royal Family, listen to a live broadcast of the Marriage Service and watch as the Bride and Groom depart St. George’s Chapel at the end of the ceremony. The newly married couple will then undertake a short carriage procession through part of Windsor High Street. The carriage will process through the grounds of Windsor Castle, departing via Castle Hill to proceed along part of the High Street before returning to the Castle via Cambridge Gate.

  3. Lillian Hellman:

    Nobody outside of a baby carriage or a judge's chamber believes in an unprejudiced point of view.

  4. Emily Dickinson:

    Because I could not stop for death, He kindly stopped for me; The carriage held but just ourselves and immortality.

  5. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:

    . . . .When I am, as it were, completely myself, entirely alone, and of good cheer - say traveling in a carriage, or walking after a good meal, or during the night when I cannot sleep - it is on such occasions that my ideas flow best, and most abundantly. Whence and how they come, I know not, nor can I force them...

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