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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Roundhouse  \Round"house`\,  n. 
  1.  A  constable's  prison;  a  lockup,  watch-house,  or  station 
  house.  [Obs.] 
 
  2.  (Naut.) 
  a  A  cabin  or  apartament  on  the  after  part  of  the 
  quarter-deck,  having  the  poop  for  its  roof;  -- 
  sometimes  called  the  {coach}. 
  b  A  privy  near  the  bow  of  the  vessel. 
 
  3.  A  house  for  locomotive  engines,  built  circularly  around  a 
  turntable. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coach  \Coach\,  v.  i. 
  To  drive  or  to  ride  in  a  coach;  --  sometimes  used  with  it 
  [Colloq.]  ``Coaching  it  to  all  quarters.''  --E.  Waterhouse. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coach  \Coach\  (?;  224),  n.  [F.  coche,  fr  It  cocchio  dim.  of 
  cocca  little  boat,  fr  L.  concha  mussel,  mussel  shell,  Gr  ?, 
  akin  to  Skr.  [,c]ankha.  Cf  {Conch},  {Cockboat},  {Cockle}.] 
  1.  A  large  closed,  four-wheeled  carriage,  having  doors  in 
  the  sides,  and  generally  a  front  and  back  seat  inside, 
  each  for  two  persons,  and  an  elevated  outside  seat  in 
  front  for  the  driver. 
 
  Note:  Coaches  have  a  variety  of  forms,  and  differ  in  respect 
  to  the  number  of  persons  they  can  carry.  Mail  coaches 
  and  tallyho  coaches  often  have  three  or  more  seats 
  inside,  each  for  two  or  three  persons,  and  seats 
  outside,  sometimes  for  twelve  or  more 
 
  2.  A  special  tutor  who  assists  in  preparing  a  student  for 
  examination;  a  trainer;  esp.  one  who  trains  a  boat's  crew 
  for  a  race.  [Colloq.] 
 
  Wareham  was  studying  for  India  with  a  Wancester 
  coach.  --G.  Eliot. 
 
  3.  (Naut.)  A  cabin  on  the  after  part  of  the  quarter-deck, 
  usually  occupied  by  the  captain.  [Written  also  {couch}.] 
  [Obs.] 
 
  The  commanders  came  on  board  and  the  council  sat  in 
  the  coach.  --Pepys. 
 
  4.  (Railroad)  A  first-class  passenger  car  as  distinguished 
  from  a  drawing-room  car  sleeping  car  etc  It  is 
  sometimes  loosely  applied  to  any  passenger  car 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coach  \Coach\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Coached};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Coaching}.] 
  1.  To  convey  in  a  coach.  --Pope. 
 
  2.  To  prepare  for  public  examination  by  private  instruction; 
  to  train  by  special  instruction.  [Colloq.] 
 
  I  coached  him  before  he  got  his  scholarship.  --G. 
  Eliot. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  coach 
  n  1:  someone  in  charge  of  training  an  athlete  or  a  team  [syn:  {manager}, 
  {handler}] 
  2:  a  person  who  gives  private  instruction  (as  in  singing  or 
  acting)  [syn:  {private  instructor},  {tutor}] 
  3:  a  railcar  where  passengers  ride  [syn:  {passenger  car},  {carriage}] 
  4:  a  carriage  pulled  by  four  horses  with  one  driver  [syn:  {four-in-hand}, 
  {coach-and-four}] 
  5:  a  vehicle  carrying  many  passengers;  used  for  public 
  transport;  "he  always  rode  the  bus  to  work"  [syn:  {bus},  {autobus}, 
  {charabanc},  {double-decker},  {jitney},  {motorbus},  {motorcoach}, 
  {omnibus}] 
  v  1:  teach  and  supervise,  as  in  sports  or  acting  [syn:  {train}] 
  2:  drive  a  coach 




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