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Motorcar   /mˈoʊtərkˌɑr/   Listen

A motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine.  Synonyms: auto, automobile, car, machine.

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"Motorcar" Quotes from Famous Books

... to half the aristocracy of Europe. He, poor boy, was destined never again to follow the hounds or to lead a cotillion; he was killed near Herenthals with young Count de Villemont and Philippe de Zualart while engaged in a daring raid in an armoured motorcar into the German lines for the purpose of blowing up ...
— Fighting in Flanders • E. Alexander Powell

... darkness of the music-rack beside the piano. He touched and felt—he could not find what he wanted. Perplexed, he turned and looked out of the window. Through the iron railing of the front wall he could see the little motorcar sending its straight beams of light in front of it, up ...
— Aaron's Rod • D. H. Lawrence

... Well, it cured 'im. 'E altered from that day, And come back to 'is 'orses in the good old-fashioned way. And if you wants to git the sack, the quickest way by far, Is to 'int as 'ow you think 'e ought to keep a motorcar. ...
— Successful Recitations • Various

... seamstress out of the Harrow Road and give her one lightning hour in a motorcar, and she will probably feel it as splendid, but strange, rare, and even terrible. But this is not (as the relativists say) merely because she has never been in a car before. She has never been in the middle of a Somerset cowslip meadow before; but if you put her ...
— Alarms and Discursions • G. K. Chesterton

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