Definition of Stagecoach

1. Noun. A large coach-and-four formerly used to carry passengers and mail on regular routes between towns. "We went out of town together by stage about ten or twelve miles"

Exact synonyms: Stage
Generic synonyms: Coach, Coach-and-four, Four-in-hand

Definition of Stagecoach

1. n. A coach that runs regularly from one stage, station, or place to another, for the conveyance of passengers.

Definition of Stagecoach

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of stage-coach) ¹

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Definition of Stagecoach

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stagecoach

stage of expulsion
stage of invasion
stage of the game
stage race
stage right
stage screw
stage set
stage setting
stage technician
stage whisper
stage whispered
stage whispering
stage whispers
stagecoach (current term)

Literary usage of Stagecoach

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1. School Reading by Grades: First[-eighth] Year by James Baldwin (1897)
"... THE stagecoach. I. Eighty years ago there were no such things as railroads; and so, when Tom Brown was sent down to Rugby to the famous boys' school ..."

2. Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year by Ernest Clark Hartwell (1921)
"The journey was made largely in a stagecoach, the inconveniences of which are whimsically set forth in the following extract from Twain's Roughing It. AS ..."

3. Old Roads from the Heart of New York: Journeys Today by Ways of Yesterday by Sarah Comstock (1915)
"Some century ago the ancient stagecoach plied the old New Jersey road to Westfield, and to Plainfield, and beyond. Both were changing points for the stage ..."

4. Random Shots and Southern Breezes: Containing Critical Remarks on the by Louis Fitzgerald Tasistro (1842)
"Translated into a stagecoach once more.—Specimen of Georgia Piety. —Madison and Augusta.—Treatment of stagecoach Travellers at Hotels.—Arrive in Charleston. ..."

5. Makers of Arkansas History by John Hugh Reynolds (1905)
"On one occasion Major Rector was traveling in a stagecoach from Memphis to Nashville, Tennessee. Some of his companions in the coach were ladies. ..."

6. Readers' Theater, Grade 1 by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers, Evan-Moor (DST), Martha Cheney, Jill Norris, Marilee Harrald-Pilz (2003)
"Mary provided an important service for these settlers: she delivered the mail, and her wagon was always on schedule, just like the stagecoach. ..."

7. School Reading by Grades: Second Year by James Baldwin (1897)
"... THE stagecoach. Eighty years ago there were no such things as railroads; and so, when Tom Brown was sent down to Rugby to the famous boys' school which ..."

8. A History of the United States by Charles Kendall Adams, William Peterfield Trent (1903)
"Life was comparatively simple and lacking in interest and stagecoach OF THE TIME OK WASHINGTON. brilliancy. Indeed the country gentleman, especially in the ..."

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