post chaise

noun

: a carriage usually having a closed body on four wheels and seating two to four persons

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Such vehicles were nothing new: Chariots came from the Romans, the curricle chair applied to royalty, and the French post chaise became the one-horse shay. Brenda Yenke, cleveland.com, 7 Feb. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1712, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of post chaise was in 1712

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“Post chaise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/post%20chaise. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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