• Double Circular-Saw and Carriage
    Double Circular-Saw and Carriage
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n carriage a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around
    • n carriage a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses
    • n carriage a machine part that carries something else
    • n carriage a railcar where passengers ride
    • n carriage characteristic way of bearing one's body "stood with good posture"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Waiting for the Carriage Waiting for the Carriage
Keep a look-out for the carriages Keep a look-out for the carriages
He put the sisters into the carriage He put the sisters into the carriage
Locomobile steam carriage Locomobile steam carriage
Sawmill carriage Sawmill carriage
Read's Steam Carriage Read's Steam Carriage
Gurney's Steam-Carriage Gurney's Steam-Carriage

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Carriage A frame or cage in which something is carried or supported; as, a bell carriage .
    • Carriage A part of a machine which moves and carries of supports some other moving object or part.
    • Carriage A wheeled vehicle carrying a fixed burden, as a gun carriage .
    • Carriage A wheeled vehicle for persons, esp. one designed for elegance and comfort.
    • Carriage That which carries or conveys
    • Carriage That which is carried; burden; baggage. "David left his carriage in the hand of the keeper of the carriage .""And after those days we took up our carriages and went up to Jerusalem."
    • Carriage The act of carrying, transporting, or conveying. "Nine days employed in carriage ."
    • Carriage The act or manner of conducting measures or projects; management. "The passage and whole carriage of this action."
    • Carriage The manner of carrying one's self; behavior; bearing; deportment; personal manners. "His gallant carriage all the rest did grace."
    • Carriage The price or expense of carrying.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n carriage The act of carrying, bearing, transporting, or conveying.
    • n carriage Specifically.
    • n carriage The carrying of goods, persons, etc.; the business of transportation.
    • n carriage That which is carried; goods transported; load; burden; freight; baggage.
    • n carriage In Scots law, the service of a horse and cart.
    • n carriage The price or expense of carrying.
    • n carriage That which is used for carrying or transporting, especially on or over a solid surface. A wheeled vehicle for the conveyance of persons.
    • n carriage A wheeled stand or support: commonly in composition: as, a gun-carriage, a block-carriage for mortars, etc. See gun-carriage.
    • n carriage Any part of a machine which carries another part: as, the carriage of a mule-spinner, a shafting, a type-writer, etc.
    • n carriage That part of the frame of the old hand printing-press which supported and carried the form of types on the bed (or coffin, as it was then called), in its movement to and from the platen or impressing surface. Hand-presses are now made without carriage-frames, and with ribs running in grooved rails.
    • n carriage In carpentry, the timber-frame which supports the steps of a wooden stair.
    • n carriage (f ) The straps or bands by which the sword was hung from the waist-belt in the sixteenth century. See hanger.
    • n carriage The act of carrying or taking from an enemy; conquest; acquisition.
    • n carriage Tax; imposition.
    • n carriage The manner of carrying or managing one's person; hence, behavior; conduct; deportment; manners.
    • n carriage The act or manner of carrying out business; management.
    • n carriage Bearing; import; tenor; meaning.
    • n carriage In equity practice, control or conduct. It implies the priority of right to go forward with a proceeding in the prosecution of which others also are interested.
    • n carriage A drain; a furrow cut for the purpose of carrying off water.
    • n carriage A customary dry measure used for lime, consisting of 64 heaped bushels.
    • n carriage In saddlery, a long handle fitted at one end with a knob and at the other with a branch for receiving a small circular tool: used for ornamenting leather.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Carriage kar′ij act or cost of carrying: a vehicle for carrying: behaviour: bearing: :
    • n Carriage kar′ij (Shak.) burden
    • n Carriage kar′ij (B.) baggage
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  • Hasidic Proverb
    Hasidic Proverb
    “The community of living is the carriage of the Lord.”
  • Thomas De Quincey
    Thomas De Quincey
    “In many walks of life, a conscience is a more expensive encumbrance than a wife or a carriage.”
  • Emily Dickinson
    “Because I could not stop for death, He kindly stopped for me; The carriage held but just ourselves and immortality.”
  • Jean Jacques Rousseau
    “Heroes are not known by the loftiness of their carriage; the greatest braggarts are generally the merest cowards.”
  • Sammy Cahn
    Sammy Cahn
    “Love and marriage, love and marriage go together like a horse and carriage. Dad was told by mother. You can't have one without the other.”


Put the carriage before the horse - If you put the carriage before the horse, you try to do things in the wrong order.


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. cariage, luggage, carriage, chariage, carriage, cart, baggage, F. charriage, cartage, wagoning, fr. OF. carier, charier, F. charrier, to cart. See Carry
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
See Carry.


In literature:

Her carriage was erect to the verge of stiffness, and her step too firm to be quite soundless.
"Fairy Fingers" by Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
In half an hour he would be off to take her to his old home in a carriage.
"A Confederate Girl's Diary" by Sarah Margan Dawson
As soon as you have finished your breakfast you may go and engage a carriage for us.
"Rollo in Geneva" by Jacob Abbott
The Governor's carriage was at the door, and Philip got into it.
"The Manxman A Novel - 1895" by Hall Caine
Just as we had got into the carriage two gentlemen with silk hats, very elegant indeed, came up and talked over the carriage door with her.
"The Other Side of the Door" by Lucia Chamberlain
I am not going to the course this morning, but have engaged a carriage (open, and pair) for to-morrow and Friday.
"The Letters of Charles Dickens" by Charles Dickens
None appeared in anything so stylish and elegant as the carriage of the Prime party.
"Found in the Philippines" by Charles King
The old law-term denoting the toll paid for water-carriage.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
Our state carriage being in advance, I got out at Temple Bar, and the carriage went on with Judith to the Guildhall.
"Diaries of Sir Moses and Lady Montefiore, Volume I" by Sir Moses Montefiore
Carriage after carriage was driving up, and stopping at the vestibule.
"The Son of Monte Christo" by Jules Lermina

In poetry:

Free . . . !
Dizzy, hysterical, faint,
I sit, and the carriage rolls on with me
Into the wonderful world.
"Discharged" by William Ernest Henley
It's a train that suddenly
stops with no station around,
and we can hear the cricket,
and, leaning out the carriage
"The Wait" by Rainer Maria Rilke
To see that carriage come,
The people round it press:
"And is the galliant Duke at ome?"
"Your Royal Ighness, yes."
"Lines On A Late Hospicious Ewent," by William Makepeace Thackeray
"Go, maiden, tell my servant true
To take my carriage round
Behind the wood—by dawn of day
I will not here be found."
"A Ballad" by Janet Hamilton
From warriors learn courage,
And wisdom from the sage.
If you truly seek God’s grace,
Ride with the heavenly carriage.
"Rubaiyat 23" by Shams al-Din Hafiz
They found the carriage, stepp'd within,
And swiftly drove away;
The lordly towers were far behind
At dawning of the day.
"A Ballad" by Janet Hamilton

In news:

Next door, at Carriage House Gallery, business ow-ner D.J.
Widows of America will have a "Santa's Widow" brunch and program from 9 to 11 am Saturday in the dining room at Carriage House Assisted Living, 1357 Bernard St. Keynote speaker will be Barbara Ferguson, a published writer and poet.
Summer carriage show at Hamilton?fairgrounds this coming weekend.
The Best of Iowa in Traces Society (BITS) will host their third annual Summer Carriage Classic show at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds this Saturday and Sunday.
Series 1 Episode 4 Caravan , Tree Tent and Tube Carriages.
Aereo Cuts Carriage Deal With Bloomberg TV.
Steve Anderson, TTC lawyer, guided by the carriage of justice.
We've Reached Carriage Renewal With AMC Networks.
Facing contract expiration at year-end, Verizon FiOS said it has reached a renewal carriage pact with AMC Networks.
'Christmas in Milford' on Dec 14 and 15 include Santa, carriage rides, workshops and more.
9, 1956: The yellow Horseless Carriage begins operation in Disneyland.
Revert Back to Old School Travel A short tour in a horse drawn French-styled carriage will run a group of four $30.
Find out more from Philadelphia Carriage Company.
Carriage ride goes horribly wrong for Baldwinsville woman.
Valley Moms Celebrate Mother's Day With Carriage Rides.

In science:

With this design the two cat’s eyes can be installed in the same carriage for an OPD change by a push-pull motion of the two arms (Sect. 7.1).
The Molecular Hydrogen Explorer H2EX
The two cat’s eyes are mounted as the two parallel sides of a parallelogram (Fig. 8), making possible a push-pull motion which limits the required mechanical course of the carriage to L for a maximum OPD variation equal to 4 × L.
The Molecular Hydrogen Explorer H2EX
Fig. 8 Left: Principle of the carriage motion with the two cat’s eyes in push-pull displacement as the parallel sides of a parallelogram.
The Molecular Hydrogen Explorer H2EX
PG-Y (within F), containing in it; Volume of total (PG-Y)-carriage of all blood R -phagocytes is the important factor for SPP.
Model of pathogenesis of psoriasis. Part 1. Systemic psoriatic process
SPP severity is proportional to total (PG-Y)-carriage of Mo -R and DC-R in blood flow. SPP severity also depends on total kPAMP -carriage of tolerized phagocytes in blood flow. (See Appendix 4.
Model of pathogenesis of psoriasis. Part 1. Systemic psoriatic process