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night coach

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noun
  1. the class of airline coach at a lower fare than regularly offered, often restricted to late-night journeys.

Origin of night coach

First recorded in 1835–45; night + coach
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Examples from the Web for night coach

Historical Examples

  • This he would not hear of, as the night-coach was on the point of starting.

    Recollections of a Policeman

    William Russell (aka Thomas Waters)

  • He has informed Mrs. Wakefield that he is to take the night-coach into the country.

    Twice Told Tales

    Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • The night-coach by which Susan was to go, was on the point of departure.

    Dombey and Son

    Charles Dickens

  • At eight o'clock the father and child were seated in the night-coach, with one other passenger,—a man muffled up to the chin.

    My Novel, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • You had better come with me by the night-coach, if you would see the last of him, young man.'