four-wheeler

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four-wheeler ‎(plural four-wheelers)

  1. A horse-drawn hackney cab with four wheels, as opposed to a hansom or dogcart.
    • 1897, Bram Stoker, Dracula Chapter 22
      At length we saw a four-wheeler drive up. Out of it, in leisurely fashion, got Lord Godalming and Morris. And down from the box descended a thick-set working man with his rush-woven basket of tools. Morris paid the cabman, who touched his hat and drove away.
  2. Any vehicle with four wheels.

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  • "Excellent," said Sherlock Holmes. "Send the boy for a four-wheeler, and we shall be off at once." [Arthur Conan Doyle, "The Greek Interpreter"]

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