A double-decker coach




  • To train.
  • To instruct; to train.
  • To study under a tutor.
  • To travel in a coach (sometimes coach it).
  • To convey in a coach.


  • Via the part of a commercial passenger airplane or train reserved for those paying the lower standard fares; via the economy section.


  • Borrowed from Middle French coche, from German Kutsche, from Hungarian kocsi. According to historians, the coach was named after the small Hungarian town of Kocs, which made a livelihood from cart building and transport between Vienna and Budapest.
  • The meaning "instructor/trainer" is from Oxford University slang (c. 1830) for a "tutor" who "carries" one through an exam; the athletic sense is from 1861.

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