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First published 1941 (SND Vol. II). Includes material from the 2005 supplement.

CAIRRAGE, Caeriage, Kerridge, n. Gen.Sc. forms of Eng. carriage. [′kerɪdʒ, ′kɛrɪdʒ]Bch.(D) 1926 P. Giles in Abd. Univ. Review (March) 112:
An' they a' got cheese an' bread an' a drink o' ale and syne they pu't Sir Michael's cairrage a' the wy t' the market stance.
em.Sc. (a) 1895 “I. Maclaren” Days of Auld Langsyne 239:
He . . . pit it ablow the seat in the kerridge.
w.Lth. 2000 Davie Kerr A Puckle Poems 50:
Some traivellers, wha's cairrage sud syne turn richt,
Turned left, - an got stuck in the snaw.
Gall.(D) 1901 Trotter Gall. Gossip 42:
Sae whut dis she do but order a gran' caeriage frae Edinburgh.

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