[syn: baby buggy, baby carriage, carriage, perambulator, pram, stroller, go-cart, pushchair, pusher]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Carriage \Car"riage\, n. [OF. cariage luggage, carriage,
chariage carriage, cart, baggage, F. charriage, cartage,
wagoning, fr. OF. carier, charier, F. charrier, to cart. See
1. That which is carried; burden; baggage. [Obs.]
David left his carriage in the hand of the keeper of
the carriage. --1. Sam.
And after those days we took up our carriages and
went up to Jerusalem. --Acts. xxi.
2. The act of carrying, transporting, or conveying.
Nine days employed in carriage. --Chapman.
3. The price or expense of carrying.
4. That which carries of conveys, as:
(a) A wheeled vehicle for persons, esp. one designed for
elegance and comfort.
(b) A wheeled vehicle carrying a fixed burden, as a gun
(c) A part of a machine which moves and carries of
supports some other moving object or part.
(d) A frame or cage in which something is carried or
supported; as, a bell carriage.
5. The manner of carrying one's self; behavior; bearing;
deportment; personal manners.
His gallant carriage all the rest did grace.
6. The act or manner of conducting measures or projects;
The passage and whole carriage of this action.
Carriage horse, a horse kept for drawing a carriage.
Carriage porch (Arch.), a canopy or roofed pavilion
covering the driveway at the entrance to any building. It
is intended as a shelter for those who alight from
vehicles at the door; -- sometimes erroneously called in
the United States porte-coch[`e]re.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a railcar where passengers ride [syn: passenger car,
2: a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses [syn:
carriage, equipage, rig]
3: characteristic way of bearing one's body; "stood with good
posture" [syn: carriage, bearing, posture]
4: a machine part that carries something else
5: a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is
pushed around [syn: baby buggy, baby carriage,
carriage, perambulator, pram, stroller, go-cart,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
257 Moby Thesaurus words for "carriage":
Cape cart, Concord buggy, Pullman, Pullman car, Whitechapel cart,
action, actions, activity, acts, address, affectation, aid, air,
air express, aircraft, airfreight, airlift, araba, asportation,
attitude, backing, baggage car, barouche, bearing, beck, beckon,
behavior, behavior pattern, behavioral norm, behavioral science,
berlin, body language, boxcar, break, britska, brougham, brow,
buggy, caboose, cabriolet, calash, car, carrier, carry, carryall,
carrying, cart, cartage, cast, cast of countenance, chair car,
chaise, charabanc, charade, chariot, chironomy, clarence, coach,
coal car, color, complexion, comportment, conduct, conveyance,
countenance, coupe, covered waggon, culture pattern, custom,
dactylology, day coach, deaf-and-dumb alphabet, demeanor,
deportment, desobligeant, diner, dinghy, dining car, dogcart,
doing, doings, drag, drawing room, dray, drayage, droshky,
dumb show, expressage, face, facial appearance, favor, feature,
features, ferriage, flat, flatcar, fly, folkway,
four-in-hand coach, four-wheeler, freight, freightage, garb,
gesticulation, gesture, gesture language, gestures, gharry, gig,
glass coach, goings-on, gondola, growler, guise, hack, hackery,
hackney, hand signal, hansom, hansom cab, haulage, hauling,
jaunty car, jigger, jinrikisha, kinesics, kittereen, landau,
lighterage, limber, lineaments, lines, local, looks, luggage van,
lugging, mail car, mail van, maintenance, maintien, manner,
manners, medium of transportation, method, methodology, methods,
mien, modus vivendi, moral support, motion, motions, movement,
movements, moves, observable behavior, oxcart, packing, palace car,
pantomime, parlor car, passenger car, pattern, phaeton,
physiognomy, poise, port, portage, porterage, pose, post chaise,
postage, posture, poundage, practice, praxis, presence, procedure,
proceeding, psychological support, railway car, railway express,
reefer, refrigerator car, reliance, road cart, rockaway, roomette,
runabout, security blanket, shay, shipment, shipping, shrug,
sidecar, sign language, sleeper, smoker, smoking car, sociable,
social science, spring wagon, stance, stanhope, stockcar, style,
subsidy, subvention, sulky, support, supportive relationship,
supportive therapy, surrey, sustaining, sustainment, sustenance,
sustentation, tactics, tallyho, tandem, tank, telpherage, tender,
tone, tonnage, toting, traits, transit, transport, transportation,
transporting, transshipment, trap, troika, trolley, truck,
truckage, tumbrel, turn, upholding, upkeep, van, vehicle, vettura,
vis-a-vis, visage, voiture, voiturette, waft, waftage, waggon,
wagonage, wagonette, watercraft, way, way of life, ways, whiskey
Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary:
In the Authorized Version this word is found as the rendering of
many different words. In Judg. 18:21 it means valuables, wealth,
or booty. In Isa. 46:1 (R.V., "the things that ye carried
about") the word means a load for a beast of burden. In 1 Sam.
17:22 and Isa. 10:28 it is the rendering of a word ("stuff" in 1
Sam. 10:22) meaning implements, equipments, baggage. The phrase
in Acts 21:15, "We took up our carriages," means properly, "We
packed up our baggage," as in the Revised Version.