Webster 1913 Edition
A large, closed, four-wheeled carriage, having doors in the sides, and generally a front and back seat inside, each for two persons, and an elevated outside seat in front for the driver.
☞ Coaches have a variety of forms, and differ in respect to the number of persons they can carry. Mail coaches and tallyho coaches often have three or more seats inside, each for two or three persons, and seats outside, sometimes for twelve or more.
A special tutor who assists in preparing a student for examination.
Wareham was studying for India with a Wancester
A cabin on the after part of the quarter-deck, usually occupied by the captain.
The commanders came on board and the council sat in the
A first-class passenger car, as distinguished from a drawing-room car, sleeping car, etc. It is sometimes loosely applied to any passenger car.
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
To convey in a coach.
To prepare for public examination by private instruction; to train by special instruction.
coachedhim before he got his scholarship.
To drive or to ride in a coach; – sometimes used withit.
[Colloq.]“Coaching it to all quarters.”
Webster 1828 Edition
Hackney-coach, a coach kept for hire. In some cities, they are licensed by authority, and numbered, and the rates of fare fixed by law.
Mail-coach, a coach that carries the public mails.
Stage-coach, a coach that regularly conveys passengers from town to town. [See Stage.]