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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Car·riage n.
 1. That which is carried; burden; baggage. [Obs.]
    David left his carriage in the hand of the keeper of the carriage.   --1. Sam. xvii. 22.
    And after those days we took up our carriages and went up to Jerusalem.   --Acts. xxi. 15.
 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 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.
 5. The manner of carrying one's self; behavior; bearing; deportment; personal manners.
    His gallant carriage all the rest did grace.   --Stirling.
 6. The act or manner of conducting measures or projects; management.
    The passage and whole carriage of this action.   --Shak.
 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-cochère.