a horse trained and groomed to draw carriages.
“You might perhaps do with only one carriage-horse,” she remarked.
Heart and Science Wilkie Collins
The other carriage-horse was turned out to grass; being too old for regular work.
Wives and Daughters Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
It is true that it is written in the style of a carriage-horse, but it is well suited to the street.
Superstition In All Ages (1732) Jean Meslier
There was a carriage-horse to be sold, and Dicky spoke out and told this and that, and young master couldn’t get his price.
A Charming Fellow, Volume II (of 3) Frances Eleanor Trollope
Two hornets will kill a man, and three a carriage-horse sixteen hands high.
The Caxtons, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Lots of bishops do it now, he told me; it is the same as putting a carriage-horse out to grass: there is no work, but less corn.
Dodo’s Daughter E. F. Benson
A carriage-horse champed its bit, and the still watchers turned at once to that intrusive sound.
Old Junk H. M. Tomlinson
coach house. Historical Examples He flew to the top of the carriage-house, and all of the doves came to meet him and kept flying around him. Harper’s Young People, January 11, 1881 Various On the carriage-house side in the sun were some chicken-coops. A Little Girl in Old New York Amanda Millie Douglas The loft […]
- Carriage line
noun another term for coach line
carriage (def 7). a wheeled vehicle for conveying persons, as one drawn by horses and designed for comfort and elegance. baby carriage. British. a railway passenger coach. a wheeled support, as for a cannon. a movable part, as of a machine, designed for carrying something. manner of carrying the head and body; bearing: the carriage […]
(on a typewriter) the key or mechanism that causes the next character typed to appear at the left margin and on a new line. Computers. the symbol, command, or key (return) that causes the printer to be positioned or the cursor to be displayed at the left margin.