Try Our Apps


Avoid these words. Seriously.

royal coachman

noun, Angling.
a type of artificial fly, used chiefly for trout and salmon. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for royal coachman
Historical Examples
  • Nearest the rod he put a royal coachman, next to it a blue quill, and at the end a ginger quill.

    The Highgrader William MacLeod Raine
  • The royal coachman is the fly generally used, but often the brown and gray hackle with peacock body meets with success.

    Your National Parks Enos A. Mills
  • The flies generally used later are the coachman, royal coachman, brown hackle, and gray hackle.

    Your National Parks Enos A. Mills
  • She has gone; she has fled from the Kingdom with the first royal coachman, who was a handsome young giant after her own heart.

    Kisington Town Abbie Farwell Brown
  • I put on a "royal coachman" and cast out again, hooking and bringing out trout every second or third cast.

    Fishing With The Fly Charles F. Orvis and Others

Word of the Day

Nearby words for royal coachman

Word Value for royal

Scrabble Words With Friends