One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of a vehicle) having specially or individually built bodywork.
- ‘With coach-built body and traditional British charm, this is a unique motoring experience.’
- ‘The coach-built pram has been around since 1877 but production stopped last year when the company went into receivership.’
- ‘The model has a coach-built wooden body, painted to a high gloss finish.’
- ‘Inside, you are enclosed in something between an airlock and a time warp: a coach-built interior of wood, chrome and leather that harks back to the last days of the Austro-Hungarian empire.’
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