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armored car

noun
1.
an armorplated truck with strong locks and doors, and usually portholes for guards to shoot through, for transporting money and valuables, as to and from banks.
2.
a military combat and reconnaissance vehicle with wheels, light armor, and usually machine guns.
Origin of armored car
1910-1915
First recorded in 1910-15
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  • "It would at least be convincing," the pilot of the armored car declared.

  • The sheet, all that remained of a Japanese armored car, rang dully.

    The Golden Skull John Blaine
  • They went out of the hospital and there was an armored car waiting.

    The Invaders William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  • But the chauffeur commander of the armored car made it most difficult.

    Somewhere in France Richard Harding Davis
  • John was very comfortable now, as he leaned back in the armored car, driven by a young Frenchman.

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    Joseph A. Altsheler

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