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carriage trade

noun
1.
wealthy patrons of a store, restaurant, theater, etc.; elite clientele.
Origin
1710-1720
1710-20
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British Dictionary definitions for carriage-trade

carriage trade

noun
1.
trade from the wealthy part of society
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