carriage

[ kar-ij; for 9 also kar-ee-ij ]
/ ˈkær ɪdʒ; for 9 also ˈkær i ɪdʒ /

noun

Origin of carriage

1150–1200; Middle English cariage < Anglo-French, Old North French, equivalent to cari(er) to carry + -age -age
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British Dictionary definitions for carriage

carriage

/ (ˈkærɪdʒ) /

noun

British a railway coach for passengers
the manner in which a person holds and moves his head and body; bearing
a four-wheeled horse-drawn vehicle for persons
the moving part of a machine that bears another parta typewriter carriage; a lathe carriage
(ˈkærɪdʒ, ˈkærɪɪdʒ)
  1. the act of conveying; carrying
  2. the charge made for conveying (esp in the phrases carriage forward, when the charge is to be paid by the receiver, and carriage paid)

Word Origin for carriage

C14: from Old Northern French cariage, from carier to carry
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