Glass coach

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a coach superior to a hackney-coach, hired for the day, or any short period, as a private carriage; - so called because originally private carriages alone had glass windows.
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Bangkok Glass coach Kittinpong Porncha said facing the taller, mightier teams here is 'very, very difficult.
Let's challenge the new Government to send us a financial glass coach - and do it quickly before it turns into a pumpkin.
The most famous of which must be Cinderella's ball gown and glass slippers, fashion items which enhance Cinderella's magical quality while underlining her social status to anyone on hand to notice such things when she steps out of her glass coach, itself a reminder that those who design glass slippers (in this case the Fairy Godmother) can also turn pumpkins into coaches and frogs into footmen.
In fact, the train was so big, Diana and her dad had to squish into the glass coach that took them to St Paul's Cathedral.
Instead the Queen, 87, invited her cousin the Duke of Kent to join her in her 1881 glass coach for the journey along The Mall from Buckingham Palace.
The Queen invited her cousin, the Duke of Kent, to stand in for her husband and join her in her glass coach for the short journey from Buckingham Palace along The Mall.
The Duke of Kent accompanied the Queen in the glass coach, from which they waved and inspected the Household Cavalry.
The couple had travelled to Parliament in the horse-drawn Glass Coach, which carried Charles and his first wife Diana to their wedding in 1981.
He and Camilla were to travel to the grand state occasion in the palace's Glass Coach, which carried Charles and his first wife Diana to their wedding in 1981.
Thousands of people lined the streets of London and a worldwide TV audience of 500 million tuned in to catch a glimpse of the pageantry Miss Ferguson arrived at the 900-year-old church after riding from Clarence House in the Glass Coach with her father, Sir Ronald.
If it rains, Prince William and Kate Middleton will leave Westminster Abbey in the Glass Coach, rather than the open-top 1902 State Landau.
15pm William and Kate leave for Buckingham Palace in the 1902 State Landau coach unless it rains in which case they will travel in the Glass Coach.