- 1 • historical A small open horse-drawn carriage for one person.More example sentences
- As dusk drew near there was a general handshaking, and the carrioles scurried off along the highway.
- On arriving at the station we secured rooms and our two carrioles were put into the coach-house.
- When the clashes broke out my brother insisted on returning the cariole to its owner.
- 2(In Canada) a kind of sledge pulled by a horse or dogs.More example sentences
- The road passes through beautiful, wild scenery and twice crosses the glacier and on busy days, up to 40 sturdy little Fjord horses pulling traditional cariole carts carry visitors.
- Kane made a sketch of this 1848 dog train that shows both sledges and carioles.
- Our visitor had travelled in a dog cariole.
mid 18th century: from French, from Italian carriuola, diminutive of carro, from Latin carrum (see car).
More definitions of carrioleDefinition of carriole in:
- The US English dictionary