caroche
noun Etymology: Middle French carroche, from Old Italian carroccio, augmentative of carro car, from Latin carrus Date: 1591 a luxurious horse-drawn carriage

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  • Caroche — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda El pico Caroche o Caroig es una montaña de 1.126 metros, localizada en Teresa de Cofrentes, España. Está situada en el macizo que recibe el mismo nombre (Macizo del Caroig), situado entre las comarcas de el valle de… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Caroche — Ca*roche , n. [OF. carrache, F. carrose from It. carrocio, carrozza, fr. carro, L. carus. See {Car}.] A kind of pleasure carriage; a coach. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] To mount two wheeled caroches. Butler. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • caroche — [kə rōch′, kərōsh′] n. [Fr < It carroccio < OIt carro < LL carrum: see CAR1] a coach or carriage used for state occasions in the 17th cent …   English World dictionary

  • caroche — /keuh rohch , rohsh /, n. (in the 17th century) a luxurious or stately coach or carriage. [1585 95; < MF < It carroccio, equiv. to carr(o) wheeled conveyance (see CAR1) + occio pejorative suffix] * * * …   Universalium

  • caroche — stately carriage used on ceremonial occasions Carriages and Chariots …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • caroche — n. luxurious horse drawn carriage used in the 17th century …   English contemporary dictionary

  • caroche — ca·roche …   English syllables

  • caroche — ca•roche [[t]kəˈroʊtʃ, ˈroʊʃ[/t]] n. trs a luxurious or stately coach or carriage of the 17th century • Etymology: 1585–95; < MF < It carroccio=carr(o) wheeled conveyance (see car) + occio pejorative suffix …   From formal English to slang

  • caroche — /kəˈrɒʃ/ (say kuh rosh) noun an old form of stately coach or carriage. {French (obsolete) carroche, from Italian carroccio, augmentative of carro chariot, from Latin carrus; compare car} …   Australian English dictionary

  • caroche — noun a luxurious carriage suitable for nobility in the 16th and 17th century • Hypernyms: ↑carriage, ↑equipage, ↑rig …   Useful english dictionary

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