Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A stately carriage of the late 1500s and the 1600s.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A kind of pleasure-carriage; a coach: as, “coaches and caroches,” Burton, Anat. of Mel.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete A kind of pleasure carriage; a coach.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete A form of stately carriage or chariot

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a luxurious carriage suitable for nobility in the 16th and 17th century

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Obsolete French carroche, from Old Italian carrozza, ultimately from carro, cart, from Latin carrus, a Gallic type of wagon; see kers- in Indo-European roots.]

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