Meaning of CARRIAGE in English
n.1 Brit. a railway passenger vehicle.
2 a wheeled passenger vehicle, esp. one with four wheels and pulled by horses.
3 a the conveying of goods. b the cost of this (carriage paid).
4 the part of a machine (e.g. a typewriter) that carries other parts into the required position.
5 a gun-carriage.
6 a manner of carrying oneself; one's bearing or deportment.
Phrases and idioms:
carriage and pair a carriage with two horses pulling it. carriage clock a portable clock in a rectangular case with a handle on top. carriage-dog a dalmatian.
Etymology: ME f. ONF cariage f. carier CARRY
Oxford English vocab. Оксфордский английский словарь. 2012