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a man who drives a coach (or carriage)

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The coffee-room customers, and the waiters, and the coachmen, and the helpers--not to mention a barmaid who was looking on from behind an open sash window--seemed at that moment, if a spectator might judge from their winks, nods, and muttered exclamations, strongly disposed to take part against the young gentleman in the stockings.
Now they pull up at a lodge, and take on board a well-muffled-up sportsman, with his gun-case and carpet-bag, An early up-coach meets them, and the coachmen gather up their horses, and pass one another with the accustomed lift of the elbow, each team doing eleven miles an hour, with a mile to spare behind if necessary.
Now many coachmen as drives a first-rate team'd put it on, and try and pass 'em.
A couple of carriages waited by the curbstone, their lamps blazing steadily, the horses standing perfectly still, as if carved in stone, the coachmen sitting motionless under the big fur capes, without as much as a quiver stirring the white thongs of their big whips.
Negro coachmen and white; in straw hats, black hats, white hats, glazed caps, fur caps; in coats of drab, black, brown, green, blue, nankeen, striped jean and linen; and there, in that one instance
Long stands of hackney-chairs and groups of chairmen, compared with whom the coachmen of our day are gentle and polite, obstructed the way and filled the air with clamour; night-cellars, indicated by a little stream of light crossing the pavement, and stretching out half-way into the road, and by the stifled roar of voices from below, yawned for the reception and entertainment of the most abandoned of both sexes; under every shed and bulk small groups of link-boys gamed away the earnings of the day; or one more weary than the rest, gave way to sleep, and let the fragment of his torch fall hissing on the puddled ground.
While incidents like these, arising out of drums and masquerades and parties at quadrille, were passing at the west end of the town, heavy stagecoaches and scarce heavier waggons were lumbering slowly towards the city, the coachmen, guard, and passengers, armed to the teeth, and the coach--a day or so perhaps behind its time, but that was nothing--despoiled by highwaymen; who made no scruple to attack, alone and single-handed, a whole caravan of goods and men, and sometimes shot a passenger or two, and were sometimes shot themselves, as the case might be.
Travelling was in a troubled state, and the minds of coachmen were unsettled.
Wheels come off, horses take fright, coachmen drive too fast, coaches overturn.
May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Coachmen Industries, Inc.
Coachmen Industries, Incorporated (Coachmen), an Indiana-based company that produces recreational vehicles and modular construction, has completed sales of almost all of the assets of its Recreation Vehicle business to Forest River, Incorporated.
The Coachmen of Nineteenth-Century Paris: Service Workers and Class Consciousness.
Throughout the nineteenth century and into the twentieth, thousands of coachmen served the people of Paris as drivers of voitures de place, coaches that could be hired at municipal cab stands, or as drivers of voitures sous remise, vehicles that could be rented only at the Owner's depot.
More of these shareholders "withheld" their votes for the Coachmen nominees than voted for the nominees.
April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Coachmen Industries, Inc.