Definition of Carryall

1. Noun. A capacious bag or basket.

Exact synonyms: Holdall, Tote, Tote Bag
Generic synonyms: Bag
Derivative terms: Tote

Definition of Carryall

1. n. A light covered carriage, having four wheels and seats for four or more persons, usually drawn by one horse.

Definition of Carryall

1. Noun. A large bag; a holdall ¹

2. Noun. (American English) (dated) A light, covered carriage drawn by a single horse ¹

3. Noun. (American English) Any of several types of automobile ¹

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Definition of Carryall

1. a light covered carriage [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Carryall

carry one's own weight
carry one's weight
carry oneself
carry out
carry over
carry someone's water
carry the bat
carry the can
carry the message to Garcia
carry through
carry to term
carry water for
carry weight
carryall (current term)
carrying a torch for
carrying angle
carrying capacity
carrying charge

Literary usage of Carryall

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Raymond, New Hampshire Fifty Years Ago: An Address at the "Old Home Week by David Henry Brown (1901)
"... big carryall in which he drove to meeting Sundays was called by the boys " the ark." The Methodist Church was organized in 1848, and the Sunday services ..."

2. From a New England Woman's Diary in Dixie in 1865 by Mary Ames (1906)
"gifts of clothing that they forced their way to our very bedrooms, and our carryall, drawn by men, was used to carry the patients to the improvised hospital ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Appeals of Maryland by Richard Wordsworth Gill, Oliver Miller, Maryland Court of Appeals (1850)
"Of this there is no proof, and besides it does not appear that the witness owned any horse or carryall, or, if he had, that the company was to have the use ..."

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