from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of cariole.
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- n. Alternative spelling of cariole.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A cart for passengers, used in the north of France.
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I like the winter carriages immensely; the open carriole is a kind of one-horse chaise, the covered one a chariot, set on a sledge to run on the ice; we have not yet had snow enough to use them, but
It was with the lie that they had eaten and drunk and talked and laughed, that they had waited for their carriole rather impatiently, and had then got into the vehicle and, sensibly subsiding, driven their three or four miles through the darkening summer night.
And soon a carriole passed by carrying a strange burden.
The grazing animals were running fast — thirty or forty miles per hour Ada guessed in the seconds before the sonie carried them out of sight — but the birds were moving faster, perhaps sixty miles per hour, four times as fast as any droshky or carriole that Ada or the other three had ever ridden in.
The voynix padded up the circular drive to the front doors of Ardis Hall, stopped in the shaft of yellow light from those doors, and set the carriole tongues down so gently that Daeman did not even feel a bump.
Now, two weeks after her visit to Paris Crater, missing Hannah already but knowing that the girl must be safe in the firmary, Ada found herself lost in thought during the carriole ride over the hills to home.
The voynix trotted effortlessly, pulling the carriole with only the gravel-hiss underped and the soft humming of ancient gyroscopes in the carriage body.
Daeman climbed down from the carriole and began walking toward the fields.
The carriole rolled down toward the road with the silent voynix trotting between its stays.
Daeman climbed into the conveyance, said “Fax portal” to the voynix, and sat back as the carriole hummed around the driveway, white shells crunching under the wheel.