noun Date: 1714 1. [by folk etymology from French carriole, from Old Occitan carriola, ultimately from Latin carrus car] a. a light covered carriage for four or more persons b. a passenger automobile used as a small bus 2. [carry (I) + all (III)] a capacious bag or carrying case

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