the driver of a stagecoach.

Origin of stage-driver

First recorded in 1780–90 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for stage-driver

Historical Examples of stage-driver

  • 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.

  • It was no less a personage than Mr. Hiram Tressler, the stage-driver.

    Dixie Martin

    Grace May North

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

    Dixie Martin

    Grace May North