Webster 1913 Edition
chariagecarriage, cart, baggage, F.
charriage, cartage, wagoning, fr. OF.
charrier, to cart. See
That which is carried; burden; baggage.
David left his
carriagein the hand of the keeper of the
1. Sam. xvii. 22.
And after those days we took up our
carriagesand went up to Jerusalem.
Acts. xxi. 15.
The act of carrying, transporting, or conveying.
Nine days employed in
The price or expense of carrying.
That which carries of conveys,as:
A wheeled vehicle for persons, esp. one designed for elegance and comfort.
A wheeled vehicle carrying a fixed burden,
as a gun.
A part of a machine which moves and carries of supports some other moving object or part.
A frame or cage in which something is carried or supported;
as, a bell.
The manner of carrying one’s self; behavior; bearing; deportment; personal manners.
carriageall the rest did grace.
The act or manner of conducting measures or projects; management.
The passage and whole
carriageof this action.
a horse kept for drawing a carriage.–
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
Webster 1828 Edition
1.The act of carrying, bearing, transporting, or conveying; as the carriage of sounds.
2.The act of taking by an enemy; conquest; acquisition.
3.That which carries, especially on wheels; a vehicle. This is a general term for a coach, chariot, chaise, gig, sulkey, or other vehicle on wheels, as a cannon-carriage on trucks, a block-carriage for mortars, and a truck-carriage. Appropriately the word is applied to a coach; and carts and wagons are rarely or never called carriages.
4.The price or expense of carrying.
5.That which is carried; burden; as baggage, vessels, furniture, &c.
And David left his carriage in the hands of the keeper of the carriage. 1 Sam. 17.
6.In a moral sense, the manner of carrying ones self; behavior; conduct; deportment; personal manners.
7.Measures; practices; management.