A bearing, conveying, removing, or transporting. Carrying trade, transport of goods, specially by water. Carrying wind, said when a horse tosses his nose as high as his ears.
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914. (noun) (n.) (noun)

Usage examples:

Haven't you been in the habit of carrying my love letters for me?
- San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams by Charles Paul de Kock
We are only carrying the process a step further; all that is required is a little courage to take the step.
- A Grammar of Freethought by Chapman Cohen
They are coming up here, and the Egyptian is carrying a small jar.
- The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers