coach house


noun
  1. a small building, usually part of an estate or adjacent to a main house, used for housingcoaches, carriages, and other vehicles.

Origin of coach house

1
First recorded in 1670–80

Words Nearby coach house

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How to use coach house in a sentence

  • Take everything out of that stable, and have a cart in the coach-house.

    The Dark House | Georg Manville Fenn
  • Some dispute arose between their servants, about the right to a coach-house, which each party claimed as exclusively their own.

  • "You go around and come into the for'ard cabin through the coach-house door," he commanded, after a little hesitation.

    Blow The Man Down | Holman Day
  • At that instant the first mate came down a few steps of the forward companionway, entering through the coach-house door.

    Blow The Man Down | Holman Day
  • And he noted that the girl near the coach-house door was staring at him with a great deal of interest.

    Blow The Man Down | Holman Day

British Dictionary definitions for coach house

coach house

noun
  1. a building in which a coach is kept

  2. Also called: coaching house, coaching inn history an inn along a coaching route at which horses were changed

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