[kohch-uh n-fawr, -fohr]
- a coach together with the four horses by which it is drawn.
Origin of coach-and-four
First recorded in 1880–85
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Examples from the Web for coach-and-four
I sobbed and cried the whole way, for where were the delights then to me of a coach-and-four?The Fairchild Family
Mary Martha Sherwood
I'm not riding in my coach-and-four yet, as you see, Crump, but the time may come.
"Running as pretty as a coach-and-four when I left at seven this morning," said Sam.The Vicar of Bullhampton</p>
We don't have tea at the 'Coach-and-Four' every Sunday in the year!The Root of All Evil
J. S. Fletcher
The mother was brought from Fannet in a coach-and-four, and there was a splendid wedding.The Irish Fairy Book</p>