coach horse

coach horse
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kohch hawrs]
    • /koʊtʃ hɔrs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kohch hawrs]
    • /koʊtʃ hɔrs/

Definitions of coach horse words

  • noun coach horse a horse, usually strong and heavily built, for drawing a coach. 1
  • noun coach horse A horse that draws a coach. 0
  • noun coach horse (Slang) (nautical) A member of the crew who rowed the admiral's barge or a state barge. 0

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Origin of coach horse

First appearance:

before 1580
One of the 35% oldest English words
First recorded in 1580-90

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Parts of speech for Coach horse


coach horse popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 39% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 59% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

coach horse usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for coach horse

noun coach horse

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