cur·​ri·​cle | \ ˈkər-i-kəl How to pronounce curricle (audio) , ˈkə-ri- \

Definition of curricle

: a 2-wheeled chaise usually drawn by two horses

Examples of curricle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Such vehicles were nothing new: Chariots came from the Romans, the curricle chair applied to royalty, and the French post chaise became the one-horse shay. Brenda Yenke,, "Adaptations from the chariots to the rose: Yenke Peddler antiques column," 7 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of curricle

1752, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for curricle

borrowed from Latin curriculum "action of running, race, chariot" — more at curriculum

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The first known use of curricle was in 1752

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Cite this Entry

“Curricle.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 27 January 2020.

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