coach-and-four

coach-and-four
noun
a carriage pulled by four horses with one driver
Syn: ↑coach, ↑four-in-hand
Derivationally related forms: ↑coach (for: ↑coach)
Hypernyms: ↑carriage, ↑equipage, ↑rig
Hyponyms: ↑stagecoach, ↑stage
Part Meronyms: ↑box, ↑box seat

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\\| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷\ noun (-s)
: a coach with four horses

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/kohch'euhn fawr", -fohr"/, n.
a coach together with the four horses by which it is drawn.
[1880-85]

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coach-and-four «KOHCH uhn FR, -FOHR», noun.
a coach pulled by four horses: »

... a coach-and-four would come trundling from a distance, the horses' hoofbeats pounding (Atlantic).


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  • coach-and-four — coach′ and four′ n. trs a coach together with the four horses by which it is drawn • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • coach and four — n. coach pulled by four horses and having one driver …   English contemporary dictionary

  • coach-and-four — /kohch euhn fawr , fohr /, n. a coach together with the four horses by which it is drawn. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • coach-and-four — /koʊtʃ ən ˈfɔ/ (say kohch uhn faw) noun a coach drawn by four horses …  

  • coach and four horses — n. coach pulled by four horses and having one driver …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Coach and Horses' Yard —    1) West out of Northumberland Alley, Fenchurch Street (Lockie, 1816 Elmes, 1831).    Not named in the maps.    Site covered by offices and business houses.    2) South out of Fan s Alley, in Aldersgate Ward Without (Rocque, 1746 Boyle, 1799).… …   Dictionary of London

  • drive a coach and four through — there is enough room …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • four-in-hand — n. 1. A long necktie that is tied in a slipknot with one end hanging in front of the other. [WordNet 1.5] 2. a coach pulled by four horses with one driver. Syn: coach, coach and four. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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