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Definition of Carriage


  1. That which is carried; burden; baggage.
  2. The act of carrying, transporting, or conveying.
  3. The price or expense of carrying.
  4. That which carries of conveys,
  5. A wheeled vehicle for persons, esp. one designed for elegance and comfort.
  6. A wheeled vehicle carrying a fixed burden, as a gun carriage.
  7. A part of a machine which moves and carries of supports some other moving object or part.
  8. A frame or cage in which something is carried or supported; as, a bell carriage.
  9. The manner of carrying one's self; behavior; bearing; deportment; personal manners.
  10. The act or manner of conducting measures or projects; management.

Carriage Quotations

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

When I am traveling in a carriage, or walking after a good meal, or during the night when I cannot sleep; it is on such occasions that ideas flow best and most abundantly.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

The true Christian is called to be a soldier and must behave as such from the day of his conversion to the day of his death. He is not meant to live a life of religious ease, indolence and security. He must never imagine for a moment that he can sleep and doze along the way to heaven, like one traveling in an easy carriage.
J. C. Ryle

I stand on the sidewalk watching it because the responsibility is mine and I must, I take a very firm hold on the handles of the baby carriage and I wheel it into the traffic.
Grace Abbott

Heroes are not known by the loftiness of their carriage; the greatest braggarts are generally the merest cowards.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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Carriage Translations

carriage in Danish is waggon, vogn
carriage in Dutch is affuit
carriage in Finnish is vaunu
carriage in French is wagon
carriage in German is Wagenvorschub, Schreibwagen
carriage in Italian is azzardare
carriage in Latin is gestum (gero)
carriage in Norwegian is vogn, vogn
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