- n. a carriage pulled by four horses with one driver
“The founders modeled their conventions upon this precept, refusing to travel by anything other than a coach-and-four equipped with a small corner stove, fueled by trees they hacked at from the roads while they traveled.”
“I would have thought that discriminating against someone one the grounds of his or her colour is simply wrong in any circumstance and the concept of ‘fair’ discrimination drives a coach-and-four through the notion of all citizens being equal before the law and having the right to equal protection and benefit of the law.”
“In the ads, Mr. Lampton looked like nothing so much as a Dickens character, in a greatcoat and top hat, perched on his coach-and-four, with his long gray eyebrows and wrinkled leonine head.”
“This shareholding drives a coach-and-four through the terms of the Ministerial Code, both in spirit and as a matter of the clear terms of its text.”
“He drove the family coach-and-four to Southampton with Miss”
“We have dinner-parties, and drive out in the coach-and-four the footmen put on their newest canary-coloured liveries; we drink claret and champagne as if we were accustomed to it every day.”
“So the Fairy kissed Rosalba with peculiar tenderness, and at once changed her wand into a very comfortable coach-and-four, with”
“And so I am preparing, with Lady Betty and my cousin Montague, to wait upon my beloved with a coach-and-four, or”
“Revolutionary Prince Napoleon in a coach-and-four?”
“And drive me down he actually did, in his grand coach-and-four, to Mr. Von Stiltz, in Clifford”
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A list of types or styles of horse-drawn carriages. Other Wordniks have made similar and more complete lists. Good for them. I prefer my own list, where you will find numerous terms not listed else...
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