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baby carriage

a conveyance similar to an infant's crib set on four wheels and meant to be pushed.
Also called baby buggy, carriage.
Origin of baby carriage
First recorded in 1865-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • He claims to have had his first ride over the Park roads some thirty years ago—in a baby carriage.

    Down the Yellowstone Lewis R. Freeman
  • I feel as if I was goin' to France in a baby carriage, not a steamboat.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
  • He fell over a baby carriage, and I gained a tack 'fore he got up.

    Cape Cod Stories Joseph C. Lincoln
  • You might as well be hired by a bottle-sucking brat in a baby carriage.

  • However, Aunt Mandy said nothing until Mary made no offer to push the baby carriage, a thing which she had never failed to do.

    Mostly Mary Mary Edward Feehan
  • If the jin-riki-sha is like a baby carriage, the tea-house 406 is like a baby house.

    From Egypt to Japan Henry M. Field
  • Then there are wheels like on a baby carriage, only they are blown up with air like a big bologna sausage, and that's an airship.

    Jacko and Jumpo Kinkytail Howard R. Garis
British Dictionary definitions for baby carriage

baby carriage

(US & Canadian) Also baby buggy. a cot-like four-wheeled carriage for a baby British term pram
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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