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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 carriage The postal systemTransferring and transporting objects
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