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baby carriage

noun
1.
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
1865-1870
First recorded in 1865-70
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  • 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.

  • The tired mother hurried with the baby carriage to catch up.

    The Battle with the Slum Jacob A. Riis.
  • There are three—the third an infant, put to bed in what was once a baby carriage.

  • She had followed the wheels of the baby carriage all the way to Highland Hall.

    Girls of Highland Hall Carolyn Watson Rankin
  • 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
British Dictionary definitions for baby carriage

baby carriage

noun
1.
(US & Canadian) Also baby buggy. a cot-like four-wheeled carriage for a baby British term pram
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