a member of a carpool.
a merchant vessel having various rigs, used especially by Mediterranean countries in the 15th and 16th centuries; galleon. Historical Examples She caught fire from a large French carrack, called the Marie la Cordelière, which she was attacking. Ancient and Modern Ships. George C. V. Holmes Francisco and his bible are no more credible than the […]
left-handed. sinister. Historical Examples carrer did well in the limit which he assigned himself, but his range was circumscribed. Modern Italian Poets William Dean Howells noun Also called motorcar, automobile. a self-propelled road vehicle designed to carry passengers, esp one with four wheels that is powered by an internal-combustion engine (as modifier): car coat a […]
Charles, 1737–1832, American patriot and legislator. Lewis, pen name of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. Also, Carrol. a male or female given name. Contemporary Examples Carroll talks to me over the sound of an organ projecting from a Yamaha keyboard. This Civil War Reenactor Controls Christie’s Fate Olivia Nuzzi March 4, 2014 Carroll was kinder, shrugging that […]
a removable seat designed to hold a small child safely while riding in an automobile and that usually attaches to a standard seat with hooks or straps. a removable cushion or pad for a driver or passenger to sit on while traveling by automobile, to give extra height or comfort. Historical Examples Kenneth had lighted […]
ill with carsickness. adjective nauseated from riding in a car or other vehicle adj. also car-sick, 1908, on model of seasick, from car (n.) + sick (adj.). Related: Carsickness. carsick car·sick (kär’sĭk’) adj. Suffering from motion sickness caused by travel in a motor vehicle.