One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The bodywork of a road or railway vehicle.‘a Daimler limousine with coachwork by Barker & Co’
- ‘He sketched out a body for a 1930 Mercedes-Benz SSK with a stretched, slender front end, voluptuous coachwork, and a graceful tail, resembling the fanning train of an evening gown.’
- ‘It featured elegant coachwork designed by Touring of Milan, Italy.’
- ‘I passed the time by strolling around the parked planes, smelling their grease, their soot, stroking the smoothness of their glossed coachwork.’
- ‘Everything is of top quality - the engine, the coachwork and the interior all fill you with confidence.’
- ‘One of his first jobs was working on the conversion of an estate car into a hearse. The coachwork was being carried out in the garage and Pat's job was filing and filling.’
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