Cart vs Carriage - What's the difference?

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Cart is a hyponym of carriage.


As nouns the difference between cart and carriage

is that cart is a small, open, wheeled vehicle, drawn or pushed by a person or animal, more often used for transporting goods than passengers or cart can be (video games|informal) a cartridge for a video game system while carriage is the act of conveying; carrying.

As a verb cart

is to carry goods.

As a adjective carriage is

related to a wheeled vehicle, generally drawn by horse power.

cart

English

(wikipedia cart)

Etymology 1

Probably from Old English .

Noun

(en noun)
  • A small, open, wheeled vehicle, drawn or pushed by a person or animal, more often used for transporting goods than passengers.
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  • A small motor vehicle resembling a car; a go-cart.
  • Derived terms
    * cartwheel * dogcart * go-cart * golf cart * luggage cart * oxcart * pushcart * put the cart before the horse * shopping cart

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To carry goods.
  • I've been carting these things around all day .
  • To carry or convey in a cart.
  • (obsolete) To expose in a cart by way of punishment.
  • * Prior
  • She chuckled when a bawd was carted .

    References

    Etymology 2

    Shortened from (cartridge).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (video games, informal) A cartridge for a video game system.
  • My ''Final Fantasy'' cart on the NES is still alive and kicking.

    Anagrams

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    carriage

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of conveying; carrying.
  • Means of conveyance.
  • A wheeled vehicle, generally drawn by horse power.
  • The carriage ride was very romantic.
  • (British) A rail car, esp. designed for the conveyance of passengers.
  • A manner of walking and moving in general; how one carries oneself, bearing, gait.
  • * 1590 , Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene , II.i:
  • His carriage was full comely and vpright, / His countenaunce demure and temperate [...].
  • * 2010 , (Christopher Hitchens), Hitch-22 , Atlantic 2011, p. 90:
  • He chose to speak largely about Vietnam [...], and his wonderfully sonorous voice was as enthralling to me as his very striking carriage and appearance.
  • (archaic) One's behaviour, or way of conducting oneself towards others.
  • * 1749 , Henry Fielding, Tom Jones , Folio Society 1973, p. 407:
  • He now assumed a carriage to me so very different from what he had lately worn, and so nearly resembling his behaviour the first week of our marriage, that [...] he might, possibly, have rekindled my fondness for him.
  • * 1819 , Lord Byron, Don Juan , I:
  • Some people whisper but no doubt they lie, / For malice still imputes some private end, / That Inez had, ere Don Alfonso's marriage, / Forgot with him her very prudent carriage [...].
  • The part of a typewriter supporting the paper.
  • (US, New England) A shopping cart.
  • (British) A stroller; a baby carriage.
  • The charge made for conveying (especially in the phrases carriage forward'', when the charge is to be paid by the receiver, and ''carriage paid ).
  • Hyponyms

    * araba * barouche * Berlin * brougham * booby * brake * cab * calash * caravan * carriole * carryall * cart * Catherine * chaise * clarence * coach * coachee * Coburg * coup * croydon * curricle * dennet * devil-carriage * dobbin * dormeuse * double * droshky * family * fiacre * fly * four-wheeler * gharry * gig * Gladstone * hackery * hackney * hansom * hearse * horse-box * horse-fly * hutch * jaun * Jersey * landau * noddy * phaeton * Pilentum * post-chariot * Rockaway * rumbelow * shigram * sledge * sociable * solo * sulky * surrey * tarantass * unicorn * vettura * Victoria * vinaigrette (person-drawn or pushed; not horse-drawn) * * voiturin * volante * wagonette * walnut-shell * whirlicote * whisky

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Related to a wheeled vehicle, generally drawn by horse power.
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  • *:Athelstan Arundel walked home […], foaming and raging.He walked the whole way, walking through crowds, and under the noses of dray-horses, carriage -horses, and cart-horses, without taking the least notice of them.
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  • *:a delighted shout from the children swung him toward the door again. His sister, Mrs. Gerard, stood there in carriage gown and sables, radiant with surprise. ¶ "Phil!  You!   Exactly like you, Philip, to come strolling in from the antipodes—dear fellow!" recovering from the fraternal embrace and holding both lapels of his coat in her gloved hands.
  • See also

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