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- n. A building in which a horse and carriage is stored, separate from the house.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a small building usually near a large residence or part of an estate, used for keeping coaches, carriages, or other vehicles; -- also called coach house. It is now (1998) obsolescent and its function has been taken over by the garage, which is usually attached to a residence or main building. Carriage houses are still found on older estates, though not usually used for their original purpose.
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- n. a small building for housing coaches and carriages and other vehicles
Originating from the time when most transportation was a horse-drawn carriage. (Wiktionary)
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