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also car·ri·ole  (kăr′ē-ōl′)
1. A small, open, two- or four-wheeled carriage drawn by one horse.
2. A light, often covered cart.

[French carriole, from Old Provençal carriola, diminutive of carri, chariot, from Latin carrus, a Gallic type of wagon; see kers- in Indo-European roots.]
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(ˈkærɪˌəʊl) or


1. a small open two-wheeled horse-drawn vehicle
2. a covered cart
[C19: from French carriole, ultimately from Latin carrus; see car]
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Il est ordonne a tousles Capitaines de Milice entre Trois Rivieres et Cap Sante de fournir a Monsieur McKenna une Cariole gratis pour le mener a tous ces endroits ou ses occupations spirituelles le demandent."--Riedesel, Maj General, Trois Rivieres, 5 Fev.
Il est de l'ordre de Monsieur le Major General, Baron de Riedesel a tous les Capitaines, de Milice, dans le district de Quartiers que les trouves [troupes?] allemands occupent, que Monsieur le Cure McKenna sera fourni d'une Cariole gratis, pour aller a Montreal, de paroise en paroise, aussi cette ordre doit etre respectee quand il passera de Montreal a Berthier, pour se rendre dans les Cantonnements des Allemands du Cote du Sud de la Riviere, fais ans [faisant?] tous ces voyages en services du Roy.
Having been born and brought up at the Hudson's Bay Company's post at Cumberland House, Rupert's Land (now Saskatchewan), Kennedy used the sledge design with which he was familiar, namely the toboggan or cariole or "flat native sleigh" or "Indian sleigh" as he calls it (Kennedy, 1853:94, 113), equipped with "up-standers" at the back for steering.
Grandeur And Grace (Septieme Ciel-Princess Cariole) c by Eagle Eyed
Intriguing details include the saeters, or "mountain huts," in which the travel writers often stayed, and, before the 1850s, two-wheeled carioles, which travelers bought upon arrival and tried to sell, with mixed success, when they left.
The theory of rotating fluids is highly important due to its occurrence in various natural phenomena and for its applications in various technological situations, which are directly governed by the action of Carioles force.
In the coordinates rotating together with the elastic ring the equation of its motion, taking into account the Carioles and centrifugal accelerations as with some simplifications and assumptions, will be as follows