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Wheeled vehicle   /wild vˈihɪkəl/   Listen
Wheeled vehicle

A vehicle that moves on wheels and usually has a container for transporting things or people.

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"Wheeled vehicle" Quotes from Famous Books

... lifts as they call them. For a couple of pennies you can step into one of these lifts and be taken up a hundred feet or more. While one lift goes up another comes down as they are always built in pairs. There are winding ways where horses and donkeys can walk up but no wheeled vehicle can be taken up or down for ...
— Birdseye Views of Far Lands • James T. Nichols

... to his hand, for the most part, as if to make sure of guidance. She did indeed glance somewhat nervously at the hansom into which Lavender put her, apparently asking how such a tall and narrow two-wheeled vehicle could be prevented toppling over. But when he, having sent on all their luggage by a respectable old four-wheeler, got into the hansom beside her, and put his hand inside her arm, and bade her be of good cheer that she should have such ...
— Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. XII, No. 28. July, 1873. • Various

... now put a punt, which is worked backwards and forwards every half-hour from six in the morning till six at night, at certain fares, which are doubled after these hours. These fares are: for a passenger, 6d.; a horse or bullock, 1s.; a two-wheeled vehicle, 1s. 6d.; a loaded dray, 2s. The punt is tolerably well managed, except when the man gets intoxicated—not an unfrequent occurrence. When there was neither bridge nor punt, those who wished to cross were ...
— A Lady's Visit to the Gold Diggings of Australia in 1852-53. • Mrs. Charles (Ellen) Clacey

... good view of the Spanish coast, and a few specimens of maiden-hair fern, if fortune were favourable. We traversed half the town, when Mrs. Blunt suddenly came to a halt opposite the Hotel de France, and pointed to a three-wheeled vehicle of the bath-chair type, to which a weird and very ancient-looking steed was attached. "I think," said she, "that would be more comfortable for me than walking; please inquire if it is on hire." So we applied to a fat dame, who was busily knitting hard by, and having arranged terms, ...
— Twixt France and Spain • E. Ernest Bilbrough

Words linked to "Wheeled vehicle" :   unicycle, trailer, trike, scooter, wagon, railcar, railroad car, railway car, monocycle, container, rolling stock, bike, skateboard, wheel, pusher, horse-drawn vehicle, go-cart, pushchair, tricycle, car, pram, carriage, brake, vehicle, welcome wagon, baby carriage, velocipede, motor scooter, handcart, splasher, stroller, waggon, self-propelled vehicle, axle, cart, house trailer, boneshaker, baby buggy, perambulator, pushcart, coaster wagon, cycle, bicycle

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