- 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
First recorded in 1670–80
Also called carriage house.
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Examples from the Web for coach house
It held no vehicle of any sort, but it was a coach-house all the same.Despair's Last Journey
David Christie Murray
And there was no one in the stables, or the coach-house, or the harness-room, or the loft.The Magic City
You forget that there are no horses in the stables now, and no carriage in the coach-house.A Young Mutineer
Mrs. L. T. Meade
There were a couple of living-rooms over the coach-house that was now a garage.The Dop Doctor
Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
I used to paint the scenery in the Azhoguins' coach-house or yard.The House with the Mezzanine and Other Stories
- a building in which a coach is kept
- Also called: coaching house, coaching inn history an inn along a coaching route at which horses were changed