caroche

caroche

[kuh-rohch, -rohsh]
noun
(in the 17th century) a luxurious or stately coach or carriage.

Origin:
1585–95; < Middle French < Italian carroccio, equivalent to carr(o) wheeled conveyance (see car1) + -occio pejorative suffix

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caroche (kəˈrɒʃ)
 
n
a stately ceremonial carriage used in the 16th and 17th centuries
 
[C16: from French, ultimately from Latin carruscar]

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