- consciousness or determination or perseverance when doing something
- A public stage-coach. (19th century, now used only in reference to France or other European countries including Great Britain.)
- being in a civilised country of stage-coaches, I determined to sell my lady friend and be off by the diligence that afternoon. .. :s:Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes, Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes (1879), Robert Louis Stevenson
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