caroche

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n caroche a luxurious carriage suitable for nobility in the 16th and 17th century
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Caroche A kind of pleasure carriage; a coach. "To mount two-wheeled caroches ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n caroche A kind of pleasure-carriage; a coach: as, “coaches and caroches,” Burton, Anat. of Mel.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Caroche ka-rōsh′ a coach or carriage.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. carrache, F. carrose, from It. carrocio, carrozza, fr. carro, L. carus,. See Car
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—It. caraccio, carro—L. carrus, car.

Usage

In literature:

No, Caroche does not remember his brother Ba'tiste the fighter, as brave as Caroche is a coward!
"The Lane That Had No Turning, Complete" by Gilbert Parker
I dare say the child will have a fantasy to ride in a caroche for once in her life.
"It Might Have Been" by Emily Sarah Holt
Some have come on foot, some on horseback, and some in those new caroches the poets laugh at.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
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