post chaise

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noun

a four-wheeled coach for rapid transportation of passengers and mail, used in the 18th and early 19th centuries.

Nearby words

  1. possum,
  2. possum haw,
  3. possy,
  4. post,
  5. post captain,
  6. post entry,
  7. post exchange,
  8. post factum,
  9. post hoc,
  10. post hoc, ergo propter hoc

Origin of post chaise

First recorded in 1705–15

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British Dictionary definitions for post chaise

post chaise

noun

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 for post chaise

C18: from post ³ + chaise

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