Definition of Coach-and-four
1. Noun. A carriage pulled by four horses with one driver.
Terms within: Box, Box Seat
Generic synonyms: Carriage, Equipage, Rig
Specialized synonyms: Stage, Stagecoach
Derivative terms: Coach
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coach-and-four
Literary usage of Coach-and-four
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Annual Report by Fairmount Park Art Association (1903)
"Two Prints in Colors, as follows: Taken from drawings by Frederic Remington: "Downing the Nigh Leader," showing a stage coach and four horses, ..."
2. Humour, Wit, & Satire of the Seventeenth Century by John Ashton (1883)
"age among women was in somewhat fantastic form, such a patch as a coach and four not being unknown ; but few know that the mercers (or linen-drapers, ..."
3. Recollections of the Table-talk of Samuel Rogers: To which is Added Porsoniana by Samuel Rogers, William Maltby, Alexander Dyce (1856)
"Well, then," said Marley, " bring out the coach and four, set the pitcher inside, and drive to the well ; "—a service which was several times repeated, ..."
4. The Life of William Wilberforce by Robert Isaac Wilberforce, Samuel Wilberforce (1838)
"had been neutralized by Lord William Russell's driving to him in Leather Lane, with his coach and four, ..."
5. A Diplomatist's Wife in Many Lands by Hugh Fraser (1910)
"... Coach and Four — The Duchess — Mr. Nelson and the Bandits. MY impressions of Mrs. Browning had of course to be corrected as I grew older. ..."
6. The Canada Law Journal by Law Society of Upper Canada, William S. Hein & Company, Canadian Bar Association (1919)
"... or the driver of a coach and four, as to the plaintiff; and a duty any one of them equally might have enforced by laying an information against the ..."