nounNorth American • informal
- The wealthy clientele of a business.More example sentences
- First, doing so would raise prices, restricting flight to the carriage trade.
- Perhaps it was because of the venue where he performed (and the carriage trade he attracted).
with reference to people who formerly would have been wealthy enough to maintain a private carriage.
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