car·riage /ˈkærɪʤ/ 名詞
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.
n 1: a railcar where passengers ride [syn: passenger car, coach]
2: a vehicle with four wheels drawn by two or more horses [syn:
3: characteristic way of bearing one's body; "stood with good
posture" [syn: 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, perambulator,
pram, stroller, go-cart, pushchair, pusher]
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.