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Definition of Carriage

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

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

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

Charleston has something for everyone, rain or shine. Its architecture is unparalleled. Carriage rides are great for seeing the city and hearing the history behind certain houses and the area.
Thomas Gibson

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

Sometimes, a novel is like a train: the first chapter is a comfortable seat in an attractive carriage, and the narrative speeds up. But there are other sorts of trains, and other sorts of novels. They rush by in the dark; passengers framed in the lighted windows are smiling and enjoying themselves.
Jane Smiley
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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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