cur·​ri·​cle ˈkər-i-kəl How to pronounce curricle (audio)
: 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,, 7 Feb. 2018

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Word History


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

First Known Use

1752, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of curricle was in 1752

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“Curricle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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