baby carrier

noun

Definition of baby carrier 

1 : a supporting device worn by an adult for holding an infant close to the torso

2 : a portable seat with a handle for carrying an infant

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With no baby inside, searchers followed a trail from the car of personal items that included baby formula, a diaper bag, children’s trivia cards, and eventually a baby carrier. Jeff Truesdell, PEOPLE.com, "Montana 'Miracle' Baby: Suspect Allegedly Buried Boy in Mountains Because He Was 'Very Heavy'," 11 July 2018 Pojoy adjusted the straps on Bernardethe’s baby carrier. Cindy Carcamo, latimes.com, "At the border, mothers prepare to make an agonizing choice," 25 June 2018 Duckworth carried her newborn in a black baby carrier with a US Capitol Police sticker on it. Daniella Diaz, CNN, "Duckworth comes back to Senate with her baby on Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day," 26 Apr. 2018 Perhaps the only indication of Karp’s profession can be found upstairs, in his study, where there is a first-edition Dr. Spock and a cloth baby carrier from the Peruvian Amazon — a gift from Olivia Newton-John and her husband. Ruth Margalit, New York Times, "How Harvey Karp Turned Baby Sleep Into Big Business," 18 Apr. 2018 Destination Maternity also plans to expand into new products, including baby carriers, strollers, and other pre/post-partum items, according to the website. Erin Arvedlund, Philly.com, "Shareholders vote in new (female) CEO at Destination Maternity: Marla Ryan," 23 May 2018 Alex Moffat's Prince William eventually made an appearance, revealing his spot in the corner with a cup of tea and a baby carrier. Allison Crist, Billboard, "'SNL': Mikey Day Introduces Guests at Royal Wedding Reception as Prince Harry," 20 May 2018 Kate, looking impossibly stylish, cradled each newborn as the proud parents smiled for the cameras and then went back into the hospital before their final exit with the baby carrier. Erin Hill, PEOPLE.com, "See Prince George, Princess Charlotte and the New Royal Baby's Debut Photos Side-by-Side," 24 Apr. 2018 The blanket also comes with a teething toy link so it can be clipped to strollers, car seats or baby carriers. Amy Schwabe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "50 top holiday gifts for kids (and adults), recommended by local, independent toy stores," 7 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of baby carrier

1880, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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