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)
_ Only one; I called the coachman, and the waterman opened the coach door, and I opened the chaise door.
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Old Mike, the coachman, is right under the girl's thumb.
My sister's new coachman is stupid about finding short cuts in London, and we got blocked by a procession – a horrible sort of demonstration, you know. '
Her father might be at St. Joseph's! and it was with a sense of refreshing delight that she called the coachman and gave the order.
My old coachman is a most cautious, as well as skilful driver; but this was too much.
Teddy, still in coachman's dress, came in blowing a tin fish-horn melodiously, and the proud sisters each tried to put on the slipper.
The coachman was a very intelligent settler, pressed into the service, because Jengro, the French Canadian driver, had indulged in a fit of intoxication in opposition to a temperance meeting held at Truro the evening before.
“Your coachman is a wise man, lady,” Raoul said, into the great silence that suddenly filled the courtyard.
By which means they may, perhaps, have the pleasure of riding in the very coach, and being driven by the very coachman, that is recorded in this history.
The coachman was a very fine specimen, full and fruity, and he drove with a sort of sacramental dignity.
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