baby carriage


noun

a conveyance similar to an infant's crib set on four wheels and meant to be pushed.

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Also called baby buggy, carriage.

Origin of baby carriage

First recorded in 1865–70
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British Dictionary definitions for baby carriage

baby carriage

noun

Also: baby buggy US and Canadian a cot-like four-wheeled carriage for a babyBritish term: pram
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