baby carriage

noun

Definition of baby carriage 

: a small four-wheeled carriage often with a folding top for pushing a baby around in

called also baby buggy

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Synonyms for baby carriage

Synonyms

baby buggy, buggy, perambulator [chiefly British], pram [chiefly British], pushchair [chiefly British], stroller

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Examples of baby carriage in a Sentence

twins in a double baby carriage

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After the robbery, four people, including a woman pushing a baby carriage, fled toward the nearby state park, police said. Laney Ruckstuhl, BostonGlobe.com, "A man allegedly committed an armed robbery in Chicopee — and police found the BB gun hidden in a baby carriage," 21 June 2018 Some people really do find love — and a baby carriage! — in paradise. Aili Nahas, PEOPLE.com, "Bachelor in Paradise Alums Carly Waddell and Evan Bass Welcome Daughter Isabella Evelyn," 15 Feb. 2018 Female members of the French resistance would load forbidden radios and weapons into the secret compartment of a baby carriage, like one showcased in the collection, risking their lives walking past Nazi occupiers. Sarah Betancourt, The Christian Science Monitor, "From paranurses to snipers: Exhibit focuses on women's WWII contributions," 25 May 2018 Female members of the French resistance would load forbidden radios and weapons into the secret compartment of a baby carriage, like one showcased in the collection, risking their lives walking past Nazi occupiers. Washington Post, "From snipers to moms: World War II exhibit focuses on women," 25 May 2018 Williams pushed a baby carriage while her husband carried baby Olympia in his arms. Tamara Fuentes, Harper's BAZAAR, "Serena Williams Just Arrived in London With Her Husband and Daughter for the Royal Wedding," 18 May 2018 Among those curiosities are rustic tools dating back to 1700s New England, metal gas station signs from the 1950s, original black and white family portraits, antique china, baby carriages, and vintage toys. Katherine Lagomarsino, Country Living, "Natural Born Picker: Meet the Man In Charge of Buying Antiques for Cracker Barrel," 11 Apr. 2018 There might be people out there with baby carriages. Christian Boone, myajc, "Lone witness to shooting says Tex McIver asked her to lie to police," 19 Mar. 2018 Processions of baby carriages glide down the road, bearing the scions of growing families. Julie Lasky, New York Times, "Kew Gardens Hills: A Little Town in Central Queens," 7 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of baby carriage

1825, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of baby carriage was in 1825

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baby carriage

noun

English Language Learners Definition of baby carriage

: a vehicle in which a baby lies while someone pushes it from place to place

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