caroche


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ca·roche

 (kə-rōch′, -rōsh′)
n.
A stately carriage of the late 1500s and the 1600s.

[Obsolete French carroche, from Old Italian carrozza, ultimately from carro, cart, from Latin carrus, a Gallic type of wagon; see kers- in Indo-European roots.]

caroche

(kəˈrɒʃ)
n
(Historical Terms) a stately ceremonial carriage used in the 16th and 17th centuries
[C16: from French, ultimately from Latin carrus car]

ca•roche

(kəˈroʊtʃ, -ˈroʊʃ)

n.
a luxurious or stately coach or carriage of the 17th century.
[1585–95; < Middle French < Italian carroccio=carr(o) wheeled conveyance (see car) + -occio pejorative suffix]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.caroche - a luxurious carriage suitable for nobility in the 16th and 17th century
carriage, equipage, rig - a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses
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Page four advertisements and notices include George Loveitt, a still familiar name, auctioning an "extensive factory with chimney stack, offices, shedding, stabling and premises", until recently occupied by the Caroche Cycle Works.