Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A man who drives a coach.
  • noun In ichthyology, a serranoid fish, Dules auriga: same as charioteer, 3.
  • noun 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.
  • noun Same as coach-whip bird.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A man whose business is to drive a coach or carriage.
  • noun (Zoöl.) 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 Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

  • noun a man who drives a coach (or carriage)

Etymologies

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coach (horse-pulled carriage) + man

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