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baby carriage

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noun
  1. a conveyance similar to an infant's crib set on four wheels and meant to be pushed.
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Origin of baby carriage

First recorded in 1865–70
Also called baby buggy, carriage.
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Related Words

carriagestrollerperambulatorprampushchair

Examples from the Web for baby carriage

Historical Examples

  • Sha'n't Tommy push—the baby-carriage up to the house for you, Miss Eudora?

    The Yates Pride

    Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

  • Then she was gone, trundling the baby-carriage with incredible speed.

    The Yates Pride

    Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

  • Then she said, "Goodby, Amelia dear," and resumed her progress with the baby-carriage.

    The Yates Pride

    Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

  • You remember that afternoon when you met me with the baby-carriage?

    The Yates Pride

    Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

  • She was wheeling her baby-carriage, and Marjorie ran to meet her.


British Dictionary definitions for baby carriage

baby carriage

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