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Carriage house   Listen
noun
carriage house  n.  A small building usually near a large residence or part of an estate, used for keeping coaches, carriages, or other vehicles; also called coach house. It is now (1998) obsolescent and its function has been taken over by the garage, which is usually attached to a residence or main building. Carriage houses are still found on older estates, though not usually used for their original purpose.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Carriage house" Quotes from Famous Books



... ten thousand people flocked to the Holy Mountains for the festivals of St. John the Divine and St. Nikolay the wonder-worker. Not only the hostel buildings, but even the bakehouse, the tailoring room, the carpenter's shop, the carriage house, were filled to overflowing. . . . Those who had arrived towards night clustered like flies in autumn, by the walls, round the wells in the yard, or in the narrow passages of the hostel, waiting to be shown a resting-place for the night. The lay brothers, young and old, were in an incessant ...
— The Bishop and Other Stories • Anton Chekhov

... at the back of the house and near it was the tool shed. Then there was a carriage house, and a plank ...
— Beautiful Joe • Marshall Saunders



Words linked to "Carriage house" :   coach house, remise, outbuilding



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