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basket-carriage

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A light carriage made of wickerwork.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Felice almost simultaneously trotted down the lane towards the timber-dealer, in a little basket-carriage which she sometimes drove about the estate, unaccompanied by a servant.

    The Woodlanders

  • She has the darlingest new basket-carriage — if she only looked like anything when she rode in it.

    The Titan

  • Godmother was driving herself — a low basket-carriage, harnessed to two buff-coloured ponies.

    The Getting of Wisdom

  • Mr. Gray had brought his own dog-cart for the gentlemen; and he had provided for the ladies a comfortable basket-carriage, of which his son,

    The Golden Shoemaker or 'Cobbler' Horn

  • "Good-bye, pets," said Auntie Alice to the children the next day, as they hung about the basket-carriage and Billy, waiting to take his mistresses to the station.

    Two Little Travellers A Story for Girls

  • By another route, along which Billy and the basket-carriage had vanished, was the station; but who ever heard of any one arriving at the Happy Land by rail!

    Two Little Travellers A Story for Girls

  • In the stable Billy, the fat pony, munched and snoozed every day and all day long, except when occasionally he was harnessed into the basket-carriage to take the aunties for a drive, or ambled into the meadow, where Strawberry and Daisy, the meek-eyed Alderney cows, browsed at will over the sweet, juicy after-grass.

    Two Little Travellers A Story for Girls

  • She has the darlingest new basket-carriage -- if she only looked like anything when she rode in it.

    The Titan

  • Paul did not heed the little basket-carriage that drove behind the monster, in which sat Lob Levy, with his shaggy, reddish beard, and his merry, twinkling eyes; he did not heed the screaming of the carmen, and the exultation of his two little sisters, who danced like mad round the wheels.

    Dame Care

  • It was a conveyance particularly unsuited to such a season and weather, being nothing more substantial than an open basket-carriage drawn by a single horse.

    A Group of Noble Dames

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