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carriage house

Origin of carriage house
An Americanism dating back to 1755-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Back of it was the barn, a carriage house, and a little blacksmith shop.

    Susan B. Anthony Alma Lutz
  • In the carriage house he sat down on the box beside his motorcycle.

  • Johnny was to recite it, and he had been practising it out behind the carriage house for a week.

  • Then there was a carriage house, and a plank walk leading to the barnyard.

    Beautiful Joe Marshall Saunders
  • The door of the carriage house was open and she saw two or three tumbled-down vehicles.

    The Shuttle Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • A cupboard may be built by the rear porch, or in the barn or carriage house.

  • Watching the purposeful set of your shoulders as you strode toward the carriage house, I was filled with sudden compunction.

    Dear Enemy Jean Webster
  • Bring those with you and we'll leave them in the carriage house as we pass it.

    Ralestone Luck Andre Norton

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