Dictionary.com

caroche

[ kuh-rohch, -rohsh ]
/ kəˈroʊtʃ, -ˈroʊʃ /
Save This Word!

noun
(in the 17th century) a luxurious or stately coach or carriage.
QUIZ
SPRINT TO THE FINISH WITH THIS OLYMPICS QUIZ!
Compete in our Olympics quiz to see if you can take home the gold medal in Olympics knowledge.
Question 1 of 10
Where was the Olympics first held?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of caroche

1585–95; <Middle French <Italian carroccio, equivalent to carr(o) wheeled conveyance (see car1) + -occio pejorative suffix
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use caroche in a sentence

  • No, Caroche does not remember his brother Ba'tiste the fighter, as brave as Caroche is a coward!

  • Madam,” now announced Hans from the door, “the baggage is packed, and the caroche awaiteth your Ladyship.

    It Might Have Been|Emily Sarah Holt
  • It will be seen from the first of these lines, that a difference is made between the coach and the caroche (carroch or carroache).

British Dictionary definitions for caroche

caroche
/ (kəˈrɒʃ) /

noun
a stately ceremonial carriage used in the 16th and 17th centuries

Word Origin for caroche

C16: from French, ultimately from Latin carrus car
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK