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stage-driver

[steyj-drahy-ver] /ˈsteɪdʒˌdraɪ vər/
noun
1.
the driver of a stagecoach.
Origin of stage-driver
1780-1790
First recorded in 1780-90
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  • She thought she could reason out what McKinstra and the stage-driver would do.

    Brand Blotters William MacLeod Raine
  • "And only a stage-driver," he returned, with the old sarcasm, seeing that she hesitated.

    Overland Tales

    Josephine Clifford
  • stage-driver Jones had an early breakfast, for he had to be off with the mail.

  • The stage-driver, at the end of the procession, had a steamer-trunk over his shoulder.

    Dixie Martin Grace May North
  • It was no less a personage than Mr. Hiram Tressler, the stage-driver.

    Dixie Martin Grace May North
  • Have you ever read the account of the stage-driver's funeral?

  • The stage-driver climbed down from his seat and joined them.

    The Debatable Land Arthur Colton
  • The stage-driver viewed the missive with professional interest as he delivered it.

  • Tell him to send the little horse back with the stage-driver.

    The Long Chance Peter B. Kyne
  • It is from this episode that the tradition of his having been a New York stage-driver comes.

    Whitman John Burroughs

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