Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun historical A horse-drawn coach that runs routinely between two destinations to transport passengers and mail.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

stage + coach

Examples

  • Beneath that, he said, are remnants of living quarters for stage-coach drivers.

    Protesters in Moscow Find Rallies Disrupted by a Dig

  • He tossed me onto his broad back and headed down the stairs, smelling of his Wild Country cologne, that fine Avon product, which was in the little stage-coach bottle on his dresser.

    Babies

  • One League leader even wondered at the reemergence of quaint tavern inns “that marked the stopping-places of the old stage-coach, which, in the years following the Revolution, used to make the distance between Boston and New York in six days.”

    The King's Best Highway

  • One League leader even wondered at the reemergence of quaint tavern inns “that marked the stopping-places of the old stage-coach, which, in the years following the Revolution, used to make the distance between Boston and New York in six days.”

    The King's Best Highway

  • “Along this, perhaps the most characteristic of New England streets, galloped in olden days the post, or rolled the stage-coach, from New York to the Hub,” it continued.

    The King's Best Highway

  • Instead we are caught between genre frameworks, glimpsing other massacres in the carnage of the drug deal gone sour, glimpsing beneath this the ruins of a stage-coach or a wagon train attacked by Indians, shoot-outs between rival gangs of bandits and cowboys, chests of Confederate gold or Union bonds or money from bank jobs.

    Freeform Critique

  • “Along this, perhaps the most characteristic of New England streets, galloped in olden days the post, or rolled the stage-coach, from New York to the Hub,” it continued.

    The King's Best Highway

  • “Along this, perhaps the most characteristic of New England streets, galloped in olden days the post, or rolled the stage-coach, from New York to the Hub,” it continued.

    The King's Best Highway

  • One League leader even wondered at the reemergence of quaint tavern inns “that marked the stopping-places of the old stage-coach, which, in the years following the Revolution, used to make the distance between Boston and New York in six days.”

    The King's Best Highway

  • Instead we are caught between genre frameworks, glimpsing other massacres in the carnage of the drug deal gone sour, glimpsing beneath this the ruins of a stage-coach or a wagon train attacked by Indians, shoot-outs between rival gangs of bandits and cowboys, chests of Confederate gold or Union bonds or money from bank jobs.

    Archive 2008-01-01

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.