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carriage

(kăr′ĭj) [Old North Fr. carier, to transport by vehicle]
The harboring, holding, or transporting of a chemical, gene, infection, or other material.
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Seeing the throng, Marija abandoned precipitately the debate concerning the ancestors of her coachman, and, springing from the moving carriage, plunged in and proceeded to clear a way to the hall.
But hardly had she so spoken, when she found her brother was civilly offering a seat in his carriage, if the weather were Mr.
He was driven on, and other carriages came whirling by in quick succession; the Minister, the State-Projector, the Farmer-General, the Doctor, the Lawyer, the Ecclesiastic, the Grand Opera, the Comedy, the whole Fancy Ball in a bright continuous flow, came whirling by.
And now, if I want to go out into the street or down to the sands, I've only got to call Dick, Joram's youngest 'prentice, and away I go in my own carriage, like the Lord Mayor of London.
said a voice at the window, as he settled himself in the corner of a first-class carriage.
Dying of hunger, thirst, fatigue, and want of sleep, these unfortunates reached a shore where they saw before them wood, provisions, innumerable camp equipages, and carriages,--in short a whole town at their service.
Unfortunately for him, the line of carriages moved on again, and while he descended the Piazza del Popolo, the other ascended towards the Palazzo di Venezia.
Ten other carriages followed, containing the ladies of honor, the officers of the royal household, and the court.
The road was barely sufficient to suffer two carriages to move by each other without touching, being from necessity dug out of the base of the mountain; a precipice of many feet led to the river, which was high and turbulent at the time; there was no railing nor any protection on the side next the water--and in endeavouring to avoid the unprotected side of the road, two wagons had met a short time before, and one of them lost a wheel in the encounter--its owner had gone to a distance for assistance, leaving the vehicle where it had fallen.
See," said she, "the carriages have stopped, my sister waits for me, the time is come; what you are about to decide upon will be decided for life.
Archer pushed forward, elbowing through the crowd, and staring blindly into window after window of the high-hung carriages.
We are here on the highway; cavaliers or carriages traveling like ourselves might pass, and seeing us stopping, deem us in some difficulty.