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coach house

a small building, usually part of an estate or adjacent to a main house, used for housingcoaches, carriages, and other vehicles.
Also called carriage house.
Origin of coach house
First recorded in 1670-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • She reached the yard, surveyed the coach house and the stable which had once sheltered a good horse.

    The Search Party G. A. Birmingham
  • Once a week, too, the coach house should be cleaned and dusted.

    Riding and Driving Edward L. Anderson
  • There was once a little boy named Diamond and he slept in a low room over a coach house.

    At the Back of the North Wind Elizabeth Lewis and George MacDonald
  • He lives in the barn or in the coach house and eats the pigeons.

    Cleg Kelly, Arab of the City S. R. (Samuel Rutherford) Crockett
  • This sound was heard by Sport who was sleeping in a coach house at the rear of the mansion six hundred feet away.

    The Kentucky Ranger Edward T. Curnick
  • At the back of the house was a garden and perhaps a coach house or stables.

  • The mystery of the happenings at the coach house was cleared by him.

    Orphans of the Storm Henry MacMahon
  • Are you sure that Cousin Martin will really meet us at the Paris coach house?

    Orphans of the Storm Henry MacMahon
  • There was a yard and coach house somewhat removed from the house, and a chauffeur was cleaning a car.

    Christopher Quarles Percy James Brebner
  • From the coach house roof the boys called encouragingly to her, for the plank was far too weak to bear the weight of two persons.

British Dictionary definitions for coach house

coach house

a building in which a coach is kept
(history) Also called coaching house, coaching inn. an inn along a coaching route at which horses were changed
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