post chaise


noun

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

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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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