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carryall1

[kar-ee-awl] /ˈkær iˌɔl/
noun
1.
a large bag, basket, etc., especially a large, lightweight piece of luggage with soft sides.
Origin of carryall1
1830-1840
First recorded in 1830-40; noun use of verb phrase carry all

carryall2

[kar-ee-awl] /ˈkær iˌɔl/
noun
1.
a four-wheeled covered carriage having seats for four persons, usually drawn by one horse.
2.
a passenger automobile or bus having two facing benches running the length of the body.
Origin
1705-15, Americanism; alteration of cariole by folk etymology
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  • He sighed, heavily, and his sigh was echoed from the back seat of the carryall.

    Thankful's Inheritance Joseph C. Lincoln
  • But Miss Parker had not waited for him to finish; she was already on her way to the carryall.

    Thankful's Inheritance Joseph C. Lincoln
  • It was of the "carryall" variety, except that it had but a single narrow seat.

    Cy Whittaker's Place Joseph C. Lincoln
  • We all said we'd go with him, and we went, six in one carryall.

    Cape Cod Stories Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Ralph glanced at the carryall, and then at those who were expected to occupy it.

    Cap'n Eri Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • The water mounted to the hubs, then to the bottom of the carryall.

    Cap'n Eri Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • The carryall was now floating, with the water covering the floor.

    Cap'n Eri Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • The carryall had suddenly begun to rock, and there were streaks of foam about it.

    Cap'n Eri Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • We've had tub races and the like of that, but a carryall sailin' match 'll be somethin' new.

    Cap'n Eri Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • Ben bundled him into the carryall and took his place with Grace.

British Dictionary definitions for carryall

carryall1

/ˈkærɪˌɔːl/
noun
1.
a light four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage usually designed to carry four passengers

carryall2

/ˈkærɪˌɔːl/
noun
1.
(US & Canadian) a large strong bag with handles Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) holdall
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