curricle


curricle
A light two wheeled carriage large enough for the driver and a passenger and drawn by a carefully-matched pair.

Not since the year 17, when milord Castlebrilliants curricle was whirled to sea with her ladyship within, had there been such vehement weather.


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  • Curricle — Cur ri*cle (k?r r? k l), n. [L.curriculum a running, a race course, fr. currere to run. See {Current}, and cf. {Curriculum}.] 1. A small or short course. [1913 Webster] Upon a curricle in this world depends a long course of the next. Sir T.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • curricle — [kʉr′i kəl] n. [L curriculum: see CURRICULUM] a light, two wheeled carriage drawn by two horses side by side …   English World dictionary

  • Curricle — For the small, lightweight boat, see Coracle. A curricle was a smart, light two wheeled chaise or chariot , large enough for the driver and a passenger and most unusual for a vehicle with a single axle usually drawn by a carefully matched pair of …   Wikipedia

  • curricle — /kerr i keuhl/, n. a light, two wheeled, open carriage drawn by two horses abreast. [1675 85; < L curriculum; see CURRICULUM] * * * ▪ carriage       open, two wheeled gentleman s carriage, popular in England from about 1700 to 1850. It was pulled …   Universalium

  • curricle — noun Etymology: Latin curriculum running, chariot, from currere Date: 1752 a 2 wheeled chaise usually drawn by two horses …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • curricle — two wheeled open carriage Carriages and Chariots …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • curricle — n. two wheeled open carriage pulled by horses …   English contemporary dictionary

  • curricle — [ kʌrɪk(ə)l] noun historical a light, open, two wheeled carriage pulled by two horses side by side. Origin C18: from L. curriculum course, racing chariot …   English new terms dictionary

  • curricle — cur·ri·cle …   English syllables

  • curricle — cur•ri•cle [[t]ˈkɜr ɪ kəl[/t]] n. trs a light, two wheeled, open carriage drawn by two horses abreast • Etymology: 1675–85; < L curriculum; see curriculum …   From formal English to slang


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