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.
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- noun obsolete A form of
stately carriageor chariot
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- noun a luxurious carriage suitable for nobility in the 16th and 17th century
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
"My mistress, the Barbary horses be all there saving ten, and the caroche is a-building in the air: as to the jewels, seeing they be
"I shall ride in the caroche," repeated Aubrey calmly.
May I therefore beg that your Ladyship will so far favour me as to use the caroche as your own, from this day until
Morrell hath sent her a caroche and horses wherein to journey at her ease.
"You're to ride in a caroche, Aunt Temperance!" cried Aubrey.
Northumberland, and he begged a seat in his caroche; and Madam Penelope stuffed the caroche with all the cushions that were in the house, and a hamper of baked meats, and wine, and a great fur mantle to lap your
"Madam," now announced Hans from the door, "the baggage is packed, and the caroche awaiteth your Ladyship."
Town himself in his own caroche, till he heard of your Ladyship's trouble, and then he cast about to know of some friend that was going, so he might leave it for you.
"Madam, 'tis my Lord Dilston's caroche, with six great Flanders horses, and three serving-men, all as fine as fiddlers, and never a soul in the caroche --"
"Aunt Temperance!" called out Aubrey from the doorstep, "you shall have my horse, if you will; I am going in the caroche."