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Definition of "coach-and-four" []

  • A carriage pulled by four horses with one driver (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "coach-and-four" in a sentence
  • "The founders modeled their conventions upon this precept, refusing to travel by anything other than a coach-and-four equipped with a small corner stove, fueled by trees they hacked at from the roads while they traveled."
  • "I would have thought that discriminating against someone one the grounds of his or her colour is simply wrong in any circumstance and the concept of ‘fair’ discrimination drives a coach-and-four through the notion of all citizens being equal before the law and having the right to equal protection and benefit of the law."
  • "In the ads, Mr. Lampton looked like nothing so much as a Dickens character, in a greatcoat and top hat, perched on his coach-and-four, with his long gray eyebrows and wrinkled leonine head."