a means of conveyance, in particular:
a four-wheeled passenger vehicle pulled by two or more horses:
a horse-drawn carriage.
∎ a baby carriage.
∎ a shopping cart.
a wheeled support for moving a heavy object such as a gun.
a passenger car of a train:
the first-class carriages.
the transporting of items or merchandise from one place to another.
the cost of such a procedure.
a moving part of a machine that carries other parts into the required position:
a typewriter carriage.
4. [in sing.]
a person's bearing or deportment:
her carriage was graceful.
, disparage, Harwich, intermarriage, marriage, miscarriage
•Selfridge • Cambridge • Bainbridge
•Knightsbridge • umpirage
, forage, Norwich, porridge
•Oxbridge • storage • drawbridge
•Trowbridge • tollbridge • footbridge
, demurrage, encourage
•umbrage • suffrage
•sewerage • moorage
•pasturage • pilferage • anchorage
•acreage • vicarage • brokerage
•cellarage • Coleridge
•amperage • factorage • hectarage
literage), metreage (US
meterage) • fosterage
•tutorage • average
•leverage • overage • coverage
conveyance, transport XIV; means of conveyance, vehicle XV; manner of carrying oneself, bearing XVI. — ONF. cariage
, f. carier CARRY
; see -AGE
Timber framework on which the steps of a staircase are supported. One such rough-string
is called a carriage-piece