Origin of carriage
Synonyms for carriage
Related Words for carriagefreight, transit, conveyance, transportation, transport, conveying, bearing, comportment, look, stance, cast, aspect, presence, step, air, pace, attitude, manner, behavior, conduct
Examples from the Web for carriage
Contemporary Examples of carriage
Going hands-free is just one of the perks of a place where the only form of transportation is by carriage, bike, or tractor.
Or a horse and carriage, like the one driven a young man in a tweed suit and cap from yesteryear, as he gazed up at the stars.
Mandelbaum responded by punching Frank in the nose and knocking him from the carriage.Meet 'The Queen of Thieves' Marm Mandelbaum, New York City's First Mob Boss
J. North Conway
September 7, 2014
Meet Roger, the horse saved from slaughter by a carriage driver.The Best of the Beast, April 21-April 27
April 27, 2014
He made his views on the carriage controversy known in a letter to a City Council member back in 2009.Central Park’s Carriages Saved This Horse
April 24, 2014
Historical Examples of carriage
The two saddle-horses and a team for carriage use had been shipped ahead.
Your manner reduced me to a groom who opened your carriage door.
At the same time there was not a suspicion of truculence or even repulse in his carriage.
There was greater freedom in her carriage, and she seemed to have grown.
Simplicity and self-forgetfulness were manifest in carriage and utterance.
- the act of conveying; carrying
- 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
late 14c., "act of carrying, means of conveyance; wheeled vehicles collectively," from Anglo-French and Old North French cariage "cart, carriage, action of transporting in a vehicle" (Old French charriage, Modern French charriage), from carier "to carry" (see carry (v.)). Meaning "individual wheeled vehicle" is c.1400; specific sense of "horse-drawn, wheeled vehicle for hauling people" first attested 1706; extended to railway cars by 1830. Meaning "way of carrying one's body" is 1590s. Carriage-house attested from 1761.