baby carriage


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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Examples of baby carriage in a Sentence

twins in a double baby carriage
Recent Examples on the Web Throngs of sightseers, runners, photographers, people with dogs, people pushing baby carriages, even a police officer with his camera showed up, warnings or not. Michael E. Ruane, Washington Post, "Crowds couldn’t resist the cherry blossoms, so officials enlisted the police," 23 Mar. 2020 Part of the attraction may be the elaborate displays, including zombies programmed to shake fences and push baby carriages down the street and skeletons digging graves. Don Babwin, The Denver Post, "Halloween plans across the country, from candy to costumed pets," 31 Oct. 2019 Pets are forbidden, as are ballgames, wheeled equipment (except for wheelchairs and baby carriages), tents, tarps, drones, weapons, percussion instruments, sleeping, smoking and soliciting. Christopher Reynolds, Los Angeles Times, "San Francisco’s Salesforce Park opened, then closed and now is open again," 6 Aug. 2019 The Salvation Army deliveries were made in neighborhoods where people would line the streets with wheelbarrows, buggies, baskets and even baby carriages to pick up their ice. Dawn Mitchell, Indianapolis Star, "The Penny Ice Fund was a lifesaver for Indianapolis' needy," 19 July 2019 Some migrants carried babies in their arms, others pushed baby carriages, and nearly everyone carried their belongings in backpacks and handbags. Juan Montes, WSJ, "Migrant Caravan Crosses Mexico’s Southern Border," 19 Oct. 2018 Using suspect descriptions, officers located a man, who was later identified as Jordan Collins, holding an open container of beer while walking with a woman pushing a baby carriage. Laney Ruckstuhl,, "A man allegedly committed an armed robbery in Chicopee — and police found the BB gun hidden in a baby carriage," 21 June 2018 Her husband, Miguel Cáceres, pushed a baby carriage that holds the family’s baggage and held the hand of their 5-year-old son, Angel. Juan Montes, WSJ, "Fleeing Poverty and Violence, Central American Women Explain Why They Join Caravans," 4 Dec. 2018 After the robbery, four people, including a woman pushing a baby carriage, fled toward the nearby state park, police said. Laney Ruckstuhl,, "A man allegedly committed an armed robbery in Chicopee — and police found the BB gun hidden in a baby carriage," 21 June 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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of baby carriage

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

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