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carryall

1

[ kar-ee-awl ]

noun

  1. a large bag, basket, etc., especially a large, lightweight piece of luggage with soft sides.


carryall

2

[ kar-ee-awl ]

noun

  1. a four-wheeled covered carriage having seats for four persons, usually drawn by one horse.
  2. a passenger automobile or bus having two facing benches running the length of the body.

carryall

1

/ ˈkærɪˌɔːl /

noun

  1. a light four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage usually designed to carry four passengers


carryall

2

/ ˈkærɪˌɔːl /

noun

  1. a large strong bag with handles Also called (in Britain and certain other countries)holdall

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Word History and Origins

Origin of carryall1

First recorded in 1830–40; noun use of verb phrase carry all

Origin of carryall2

1705–15, Americanism; alteration of cariole by folk etymology

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Example Sentences

Competing with Chanel and Gucci, the faux-leather carryall sells out just as fast at half the price.

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Neither of the children spoke until the carryall turned into the home lane.

When the carryall arrived at the Stanhope place they found the cottage well lit up.

Lady Leroy's carryall, with Cherrie Nettleby's elder brother for driver, was waiting at the door.

I got to thinkin' maybe you'd want the carryall, and I didn't know but what I'd better go and hitch up, anyway.

The carryall rattled down the pebble road to the left of the lawn and stopped at the garden gate.

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