Definition of coaching inn in English:

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coaching inn

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noun

historical
An inn along a route followed by horse-drawn coaches, at which horses could be changed.
Example sentences
  • To assist the growth in coaches, coaching inns grew up along the route where fresh horses were kept and passengers and drivers could refresh themselves.
  • Wimbledon Village Stables has been in existence since the early 1800s when the Dog and Fox public house was a coaching inn and the carriage horses would have been housed at the stables.
  • It was a far cry from the early 19th century, when the Bridge was a coaching inn for horse-drawn travellers heading north and south on the old Great North Road.

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