1) Behaviour or conduct, a sense noted in Shakespeare’s works and commonly employed in the seventeenth century.

1618 a man of ill cariage and hath no certaine place of dwelling but liveth ydlie, New Malton

1632 doth molest the Company either by reproachfull woords or misbehaved Carriage, Burton Agnes

1675 Ann Battie is a person of badd carriage, frequentlie useinge her tongue scouldingelie, raileinglie and detractinglie ... carrying of tales and false reports, Kilnsey.

dates 1618 1632 1675

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