Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A man who drives a coach or carriage.
  • n. An artificial fly used in angling.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who drives a coach, a coach driver.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A man whose business is to drive a coach or carriage.
  • n. A tropical fish of the Atlantic ocean (Dutes auriga); -- called also charioteer. The name refers to a long, lashlike spine of the dorsal fin.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A man who drives a coach.
  • n. In ichthyology, a serranoid fish, Dules auriga: same as charioteer, 3.
  • n. In angling, an artificial fly, named for a Herefordshire stage-coach driver who was famous as a fly-fisher. It is composed of a copper-colored peacock harl body, white swan or other white feather wings, and red cock-hackle.
  • n. Same as coach-whip bird.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a man who drives a coach (or carriage)

Etymologies

coach (horse-pulled carriage) + man (Wiktionary)

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