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Baby carriages

LC control no.sh2008001936
Topical headingBaby carriages
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Variant(s)Baby buggies
Buggies, Baby
Prams (Baby carriages)
See alsoCarriages and carts
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Infants' supplies
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Baby strollers
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Found inWork cat.: Baby an Bord, c2007.
A&AT online, Mar. 12, 2008 (Baby carriages: Any of various wheeled vehicles designed primarily for carrying infants; may be pushed or pulled and are often wagonlike or carriagelike in appearance. For vehicles designed primarily for pushing small children sitting upright, prefer "strollers". Terms: baby carriages (preferred), baby buggies, perambulators, prams (baby carriages))
OED online, Mar. 12, 2008 (Buggy: Extended to various other vehicles or the like, as: a perambulator (see baby buggy). Baby buggy (N. Amer.), carriage, coach (U.S.), a perambulator. Perambulator: A carriage for a baby or young child, which may be pushed along by a person on foot. Now usually shortened to pram. Pram: A carriage for a baby or young child, designed to be pushed by a person on foot; (now usually) one consisting of a cradle-like structure mounted on four wheels, with a handle for pushing and a hood)