One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A stagecoach carrying mail along a regular route between two places.‘a mail coach from Aberdeen passed through the village daily’
- ‘While Hunt was arrested, Carlile escaped and was hidden by radical friends before catching the mail coach to London.’
- ‘The invention of the steam locomotive rendered stage and mail coaches obsolete.’
- ‘Croft secured himself an outside seat on the mail coach behind the driver.’
- ‘Soon the hotel became a staging place for mail coaches on the run between Wentworth and South Australia.’
- ‘Those lucky to own a horse were able to travel much better and faster than those who had to rely on mail coaches.’
- ‘The information would have been in the newspapers which came with the mail coaches.’
- ‘Often he had to go the four miles to the next mail coach by foot.’
- ‘John Palmer started the first mail coach service from London to Bristol.’
- ‘From this, over the years, the mail coach spread throughout England and soon became one of the wonders of the land.’
- ‘When the guard aboard a mail coach blew a blast on his horn, private vehicles pulled over, and tollgate keepers promptly opened the barrier.’
- ‘The plaintiff entered into a contract with the Postmaster General to drive a mail coach.’
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