To Lee it felt uncanny to sit trapped and blindfolded in this "Black Maria" of a car while unseen rays and cameras went over him.
Day the wheel of the Black Maria peeled off my shoe at Leonard's corner.
As it wheeled past me on the run I could see my associates huddled together in the Black Maria on their way to the bastile.
Then does he go about in Black Maria escorted by a policeman?
This "Black Maria" is an artistically painted, swift-geared, smooth-running, attractively screened automobile.
Not an "Archie" or a "Black Maria" but something smaller than a football.
They had in England been in a different kind of van—Black Maria.
Keep the Black Maria, and when the play goes we will have a mighty reckoning.
Ye got to hurry or they'll have her in the Black Maria on the way to the Tombs.
Black Maria, the sombre van in which prisoners are conveyed from the police court to prison.
A patrol wagon used to carry police prisoners
[late 1830s+; origin unknown]