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post chaise

noun
1.
a four-wheeled coach for rapid transportation of passengers and mail, used in the 18th and early 19th centuries.
Origin of post chaise
1705-1715
First recorded in 1705-15
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post chaise

noun
1.
a closed four-wheeled horse-drawn coach used as a rapid means for transporting mail and passengers in the 18th and 19th centuries
Word Origin
C18: from post³ + chaise
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