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armoured car

(military) a fast lightly armed and armoured vehicle, mainly used for reconnaissance
any vehicle strengthened by armoured plate, esp a security van for transporting cash and valuables
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  • armoured car, a self-propelled car completely protected by bullet-proof armour-plating.

  • An armoured car of the older type would have cut a poor figure amid the shell-holes and mine-craters of Northern France.

  • He is the commander and the owner of an armoured car, one of the unit of five volunteer armoured cars.

  • If there is one place where one may hope for excitement, it is in an armoured car with a mitrailleuse.

    A Surgeon in Belgium Henry Sessions Souttar
  • They are a sort of armoured car arrangement and shells literally glance off them.

    How I Filmed the War Lieut. Geoffrey H. Malins
  • A young volunteer in an armoured car catches a bunch gracefully and I recognise him as a scion of the princely house of Reuss.

    The New Germany George Young
  • I am stationed here indefinitely, but I have a friend who drives an armoured car.

    How I Filmed the War Lieut. Geoffrey H. Malins
  • I had been up at the bridge some two minutes, when the armoured car glided up.

    How I Filmed the War Lieut. Geoffrey H. Malins

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