hackney coach

noun

Definition of hackney coach

: a coach kept for hire especially : a four-wheeled carriage drawn by two horses and having seats for six persons

First Known Use of hackney coach

1618, in the meaning defined above

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“Hackney coach.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hackney%20coach. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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