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spring-carriage

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A wheeled carriage mounted upon springs.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Now, in calm weather, to swim in the open ocean is as easy to the practised swimmer as to ride in a spring-carriage ashore.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • Soon after that, one afternoon, when Bielokurov and I were walking near the house, suddenly there came into the yard a spring-carriage in which sat one of the two girls, the elder.

    The House with the Mezzanine and Other Stories

  • Now, in calm weather, to swim in the open ocean is as easy to the practised swimmer as to ride in a spring-carriage ashore.

    Moby Dick: or, the White Whale

  • Now, in calm weather, to swim in the open ocean is as easy to the practised swimmer as to ride in a spring-carriage ashore.

    Moby Dick, or, the whale

  • a smart britchka — a light spring-carriage of the sort affected by bachelors, retired lieutenant-colonels, staff-captains, land-owners possessed of about a hundred souls, and, in short, all persons who rank as gentlemen of the intermediate category.

    Dead Souls

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