'Carriage' definitions:

Definition of 'carriage'

From: WordNet
A railcar where passengers ride [syn: passenger car, coach, carriage]
A vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses [syn: carriage, equipage, rig]
Characteristic way of bearing one's body; "stood with good posture" [syn: carriage, bearing, posture]
A machine part that carries something else
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, pushchair, pusher]

Definition of 'Carriage'

  • 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 Carry.]
  • 1. That which is carried; burden; baggage. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]
  • David left his carriage in the hand of the keeper of the carriage. --1. Sam. xvii. 22. [1913 Webster]
  • And after those days we took up our carriages and went up to Jerusalem. --Acts. xxi. 15. [1913 Webster]
  • 2. The act of carrying, transporting, or conveying. [1913 Webster]
  • Nine days employed in carriage. --Chapman. [1913 Webster]
  • 3. The price or expense of carrying. [1913 Webster]
  • 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 carriage. (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. [1913 Webster]
  • 5. The manner of carrying one's self; behavior; bearing; deportment; personal manners. [1913 Webster]
  • His gallant carriage all the rest did grace. --Stirling. [1913 Webster]
  • 6. The act or manner of conducting measures or projects; management. [1913 Webster]
  • The passage and whole carriage of this action. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
  • 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. [1913 Webster]

Definition of 'Carriage'

From: Easton
  • Carriage 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.

Synonyms of 'carriage'

From: Moby Thesaurus