post chaise


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post chaise

n.
A closed, four-wheeled, horse-drawn carriage, formerly used to transport mail and passengers.

post chaise

n
a closed four-wheeled horse-drawn coach used as a rapid means for transporting mail and passengers in the 18th and 19th centuries
[C18: from post3 + chaise]

post′ chaise′


n.
a four-wheeled coach for rapid transportation of passengers and mail, used in the 18th and early 19th centuries.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.post chaise - closed horse-drawn carriage with four wheelspost chaise - closed horse-drawn carriage with four wheels; formerly used to transport passengers and mail
carriage, equipage, rig - a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses
Translations
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References in classic literature ?
Reviewing his impressions of the recent battle, picturing pleasantly to himself the impression his news of a victory would create, or recalling the send-off given him by the commander in chief and his fellow officers, Prince Andrew was galloping along in a post chaise enjoying the feelings of a man who has at length begun to attain a long-desired happiness.
The journey will be made by two re-enactors playing Major Henry Percy and Commander James White RN who carried the original victory message, travelling in a horse-drawn post chaise.