- a light, two-wheeled, open carriage drawn by two horses abreast.
Origin of curricle
1675–85; < Latin curriculum; see curriculum
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Examples from the Web for curricle
At the gates I had the curricle waiting in which I had driven up.The Snare
The prince drove his curricle, and had charge of his belle cousine.Burlesques
William Makepeace Thackeray
He was one day driving in his curricle, with a poodle by his side.
Toward the curricle they directed what should have been a bow, but was a nod.
She thought I should drive my curricle—I couldn't afford an omnibus!
- a two-wheeled open carriage drawn by two horses side by side
C18: from Latin curriculum from currus chariot, from currere to run
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