post-chaise.

Category: Transportation | Type: Glossary Word | Title: Great Expectations (in Context) | Author: Charles Dickens | Ch: Chapter LIII

He hired or chartered the carriage for himself and Startop, the post-chaise generally a "four-wheeled carriage (in Britain usually having a closed body, the driver or postilion riding on one of the horses) used for carrying mail and passengers, esp. in the 18th and early 19th centuries."

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