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English definition of “carriage”

carriage

noun     /ˈkærɪdʒ/
TRAIN [C] UK one of the separate parts of a train where the passengers sit: The front carriage of the train is for first-class passengers only.Carriages and cartsTrains and parts of trains
WITH HORSE [C] a vehicle with wheels that is pulled by a horseCarriages and carts
GOODS [U] UK the cost of transporting goods → See also baby carriageThe postal systemTransferring and transporting objects
(Definition of carriage noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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