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carriole

[kar-ee-ohl] /ˈkær iˌoʊl/
noun
1.

cariole

or carriole

[kar-ee-ohl] /ˈkær iˌoʊl/
noun
1.
a small, open, two-wheeled vehicle.
2.
a covered cart.
3.
a light, open sleigh pulled by horses or dogs, especially one used in French Canada.
Origin of cariole
1760-1770
1760-70; < French carriole < Old Provençal carriola, equivalent to carri carriage (< Late Latin carrium, for Latin carrus; see car1) + -ola -ole1
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Examples from the Web for carriole
Historical Examples
  • It comes, by the law of Hobson-Jobson, from the French carriole.

    The American Language Henry L. Mencken
  • "There's something in the wind," whispered Jacquelin, as Mariette passed the carriole.

    An Old Maid Honore de Balzac
  • The carriole may be considered to be the national vehicle of Norway, and is certainly the most comfortable.

    Peeps at Many Lands: Norway A.F. Mockler-Ferryman
  • I remembered it before we had gone very far, and raced back alone in the carriole.

    Norway Beatrix Jungman
  • Some Indians came in and lay down before the fire with the carriole driver.

    The Quality of Mercy W. D. Howells
  • As his carriole slipped lightly over it, Northwick had a fantastic sense of his own minuteness and remoteness.

    The Quality of Mercy W. D. Howells
  • He started awake, and found his carriole driver standing over him.

    The Quality of Mercy W. D. Howells
  • This ran through his mind in the presence of the old man who bustled out of the door of the cabin where his carriole had stopped.

    The Quality of Mercy W. D. Howells
  • Then, leaving the little man thoroughly bewildered, Rigou got into the carriole beside Marie Tonsard.

    Sons of the Soil Honore de Balzac
  • In Norway, the carriole drivers water their ponies in the same way, and it is icy-cold coming from the glaciers.

British Dictionary definitions for carriole

carriole

/ˈkærɪˌəʊl/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of cariole

cariole

/ˈkærɪˌəʊl/
noun
1.
a small open two-wheeled horse-drawn vehicle
2.
a covered cart
Word Origin
C19: from French carriole, ultimately from Latin carrus; see car
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