"coach" Definition

Definitions for the word "coach" from multiple English dictionaries.

1. n.
1 single-decker bus, usu. Comfortably equipped for long journeys. 2 railway carriage. 3 closed horse-drawn carriage. 4 a instructor or trainer in a sport. B private tutor. v. Train or teach as a coach. [french from magyar]
Source: Oxford English Dictionary, 1884
2. slang
a private tutor. Originally University, but now general. Any man who now trains or teaches another, or others, is called a coach. To coach is to instruct as regards either physical or mental acquirements. A private tutor is sometimes termed a RURAL COACH when he is not connected with a college. At Rugby a flogging is termed a “coaching.”
Source: The Slang Dictionary, 1864

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