Definition of curricle in English:


Line breaks: cur|ricle
Pronunciation: /ˈkʌrɪk(ə)l


  • A light, open, two-wheeled carriage pulled by two horses side by side.
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    • They unharnessed the horses and pulled his curricle away to celebrate.
    • The last one was the worst for a wheel completely came off and threw the curricle off to the side of the road.
    • Riding with him, even in an open curricle, would scarcely be less damaging to her reputation.


mid 18th century: from Latin curriculum 'course, racing chariot', from currere 'to run'.

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