Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A man who carries on the business of making coaches, or who is employed in making them; a carriage-builder.

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  • noun A coachbuilder.

Etymologies

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coach +‎ maker

Examples

  • So now the coachmaker was the horse, and off they went, rattling and creaking, to the jungle.

    Foul Play

  • Go to the horse-dealer and the coachmaker who are employed by the job-master where Paccard finds work.

    Scenes from a Courtesan's Life

  • Joe — to have him for a son – in – law at last; and I wonder Miss Dolly can put up with him, either, after being off and on for so many years with a coachmaker.

    Barnaby Rudge

  • But the coachmaker had turned out, years ago, to be a special donkey; and whether she had been afraid of making similar discoveries in others, or had grown by dint of long custom to be careless of compliments generally, certain it is that although she cried so much, she was better pleased to be told so now, than ever she had been in all her life.

    Barnaby Rudge

  • She could see nothing wrong with allowing him to send a coachmaker to effect repairs, and they would pay for them themselves, but horses were another matter.

    A Wicked Gentleman

  • The coachmaker would have been dissolved in tears, and would have knelt down, and called himself names, and clasped his hands, and beat his breast, and tugged wildly at his cravat, and done all kinds of poetry.

    Barnaby Rudge

  • As they jogged through the streets talking of this thing and of that, who should be descried upon the pavement but that very coachmaker, looking so genteel that nobody would have believed he had ever had anything to do with a coach but riding in it, and bowing like any nobleman.

    Barnaby Rudge

  • She could see nothing wrong with allowing him to send a coachmaker to effect repairs, and they would pay for them themselves, but horses were another matter.

    A Wicked Gentleman

  • This requisite is so well understood, that, exclusive of those who profess themselves doctors, every raw surgeon, every idle apothecary, who can make interest with some foolhardy coachmaker, may be seen dancing the bays in all places of public resort, and grinning to one another from their respective carriages.

    The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom

  • This linkage was invented by George Lankensperger, coachmaker to the King of Bavaria.

    Kinematics of Mechanisms from the Time of Watt

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