hackney coach


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hack′ney coach`


n.
2. a four-wheeled carriage having six seats and drawn by two horses.
[1615–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hackney coach - a carriage for hirehackney coach - a carriage for hire      
carriage, equipage, rig - a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses
four-wheeler - a hackney carriage with four wheels
remise - an expensive or high-class hackney
References in classic literature ?
Having too much money and nothing at all to do with it, they were paying a hackney coach as I came up, sir.
but their removing from the chaise into a hackney coach is such a presumption
He then packed up his daughter and the parson into the hackney coach, after which he mounted himself, and ordered it to drive to his lodgings.
Before I could tell him what a vulgar document it looked like, two more dirty strangers put me into a hackney coach.
The locksmith complied right willingly; and both getting into a hackney coach which was waiting at the door, drove off straightway.