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