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1Conveyance or transportation of people, goods, etc., by water.
2Carrying away of sewage by water.
3Water or a waterway used as a means of transportation; facilities for transporting by water.
4A vehicle for transporting water over land. Compare water cart, water engine. Now historical and rare.
Early 16th century; earliest use found in Churchwardens' Accounts St Margaret's, Westminster. From water + carriage.
water carriage/ˈwɔːtə ˌkarɪdʒ/
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