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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
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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  • "That's what they get for crowding us out of the carryall," he said to Coulter and Paxton, who roomed with him.

    The Mystery at Putnam Hall Arthur M. Winfield
  • I procured a carryall at the stable, and drove my mother to the cottage.

    Seek and Find Oliver Optic
  • As the distance is only ten miles, I shall send him over in the carryall after an early tea.

  • The husband came up after supper and took them home in a carryall.

    A Little Girl in Old Boston Amanda Millie Douglas
  • The driver of the carryall was so startled that he let go the reins and fell from his seat into the dust of the road.

    The Mystery at Putnam Hall Arthur M. Winfield
  • She jumped out of the carryall and she jumped into the room.

    Four Meetings Henry James
  • Pepper, with the misanthropy of a confirmed dyspeptic, drew the carryall, and ladies sat within it.

    A Singular Life Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
  • He sighed, heavily, and his sigh was echoed from the back seat of the carryall.

    Thankful's Inheritance Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Jonas stood at the head of the carryall horse, to hold him still while the people should be getting in.

    Rollo's Museum Jacob Abbott
  • It was of the "carryall" variety, except that it had but a single narrow seat.

    Cy Whittaker's Place Joseph C. Lincoln
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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