from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A robe or blanket for use in carriages, made either of furs or of textile materials.
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Carlisle Heth descended the stairs in a carriage-robe of blue-and-fur, giving and taking lively good-nights.
There was a light carriage-robe about them, for the vanished sun had left the breath of autumn in the air; and beneath it her hand, from which the white glove had been stripped, touched and was suddenly gathered into his own.
She had on a carriage-robe of light blue, collared and edged with white fur, and her arms were as full of red roses as arms could be.