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carriage house

noun
Origin of carriage house
1755-1765
1755-65, Americanism
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  • He flew to the top of the carriage-house, and all of the doves came to meet him and kept flying around him.

  • On the carriage-house side in the sun were some chicken-coops.

    A Little Girl in Old New York Amanda Millie Douglas
  • The loft of the stable was ready to burst with hay provided for Gypsy, but the long room over the carriage-house was unoccupied.

    The Story of a Bad Boy Thomas Bailey Aldrich
  • Isaac, run out to the carriage-house, and get a piece of that black rock.

    The Humors of Falconbridge Jonathan F. Kelley
  • Ephraim had a comfortable lounge in the carriage-house loft and was ready for his afternoon nap.

    Dorothy Evelyn Raymond
  • The carriage-house was as cool a place as one could have found.

    The Jonathan Papers Elisabeth Woodbridge Morris
  • His stable and carriage-house presented the appearance of some of our large city livery establishments.

  • Rena stood high on the carriage-house steps and held the lantern.

    The Wishing Moon Louise Elizabeth Dutton
  • At the top of the hill he stopped to paste a bill on the door of the carriage-house on Pere Abelard's farm.

    A Hilltop on the Marne Mildred Aldrich
  • Bobby's big brother John unhitched Prince, put him into the stable and pushed the buggy into the carriage-house.

    Bobby of Cloverfield Farm Helen Fuller Orton

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