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coach dog

  

      n      a former name for       Dalmatian  
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Dalmatian  
      n  
1      (Also called (esp. formerly))    carriage dog, coach dog          a large breed of dog having a short smooth white coat with black or (in liver-spotted dalmatians) brown spots  
2    a native or inhabitant of Dalmatia  
      adj  
3    of or relating to Dalmatia or its inhabitants  

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coach  
      n  
1    a vehicle for several passengers, used for transport over long distances, sightseeing, etc.  
2    a large four-wheeled enclosed carriage, usually horse-drawn  
3    a railway carriage carrying passengers  
4    a trainer or instructor  
a drama coach     
5    a tutor who prepares students for examinations  
      vb  
6    to give tuition or instruction to (a pupil)  
7    tr   to transport in a bus or coach  
     (C16: from French coche, from Hungarian kocsi szekér wagon of Kocs, village in Hungary where coaches were first made; in the sense: to teach, probably from the idea that the instructor carried his pupils)  
  coacher      n  


coach bolt  
      n   a large round-headed bolt used esp. to secure wood to masonry,   (Also called (chiefly U.S. and Canadian))    carriage bolt  
coach box  
      n   the seat of a coachman on a horse-drawn carriage or coach  
coach-built  
      adj   (of a vehicle) having specially built bodywork  
  coach-builder      n  
coach dog  
      n      a former name for       Dalmatian  
coach house  
      n  
1    a building in which a coach is kept  
2      (Also called)    coaching house, coaching inn     (History)   an inn along a coaching route at which horses were changed  
coach line  
      n   a decorative line on the bodywork of a motor vehicle,   (Also called)    carriage line  
coach screw  
      n   a large screw with a square head used in timber work in buildings, etc.  
devil's coach-horse  
      n   a large black rove beetle, Ocypus olens, with large jaws and ferocious habits  

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coach

  

      n  
1    bus, car, carriage, charabanc, vehicle  
2    handler, instructor, teacher, trainer, tutor  
      vb  
3    cram, drill, exercise, instruct, prepare, train, tutor  

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n.
coach potato
[Slang]
n.
a mess, a failure
[Slang];[UK] it comes from the cooking domain where the phrase described a dish that was not tasty enough and therefore thrown away to dogs
n.
something or someone that is regarded as outstanding, extremely good ; the best ; the cream ; the quintessence ; the jewel ; the top ; the bee's knees ; the cat's pyjamas
[UK];[Slang] Refers to the dog's habit of licking its testicles. By extension (and not without humor) the latter probably taste good! Ex: Among their albums,"master of puppets" is likely the dog's bullocks!
exp.
expression used for pointing out that, if you love someone, you accept also things and people dear to the person you love
n.
award for the best dog in a dog show
At French dog shows they use the English expression
n.
sentence containing all letters of a given alphabet at least once.The canonical example in English is: 'The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog'.
A perfect pangram contains each letter of the alphabet just once and thus is far more difficult to come up with. The best seems to be: 'Mr. Jock, TV quiz PhD, bags few lynx'.
exp.
the duck's nuts, the best, the dog's bollocks
exp.
the best, the dog's bollocks , the bee's knees
id.
rain very heavily
Idiomatic expression. "The weather was really bad yesterday. It was raining cats and dogs all day."
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