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baby carriage

a conveyance similar to an infant's crib set on four wheels and meant to be pushed.
Also called baby buggy, carriage.
Origin of baby carriage
1865-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The professor had just met a woman wheeling a cat out in a baby-carriage.

    The Landloper Holman Day
  • She was wheeling her baby-carriage, and Marjorie ran to meet her.

    Marjorie's Busy Days Carolyn Wells
  • Did our David or Julius or Benny ever have such a baby-carriage?

  • Then she said, "Goodby, Amelia dear," and resumed her progress with the baby-carriage.

    The Yates Pride Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • You remember that afternoon when you met me with the baby-carriage?

    The Yates Pride Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • Then she was gone, trundling the baby-carriage with incredible speed.

    The Yates Pride Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • She seized in her turn the handle of the baby-carriage, and gave Maria a strong push aside.

    By the Light of the Soul Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • Your mother was still pushing you around in a baby-carriage then.

    The Penal Cluster Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)
  • Staggering up, he ran back to the sidewalk, leaving the baby-carriage a wreck behind him.

  • Such a baby-carriage what Mrs. Rooney has—it only happens to us once, Solly.

British Dictionary definitions for baby-carriage

baby carriage

(US & Canadian) Also baby buggy. a cot-like four-wheeled carriage for a baby British term pram
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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