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[dahym-ler; German dahym-luh r] /ˈdaɪm lər; German ˈdaɪm lər/
Gottlieb (Wilhelm)
[got-leeb-wil-helm;; German gawt-leep-vil-helm] /ˈgɒt libˈwɪl hɛlm;; German ˈgɔt lipˈvɪl hɛlm/ (Show IPA),
1834–1900, German automotive engineer, inventor, and manufacturer. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The car was a two-seater Daimler with a yellow body and a hood.

    The Daffodil Mystery

    Edgar Wallace
  • They arrived in their Daimler car, and lunched with the school.

  • My eighty-horse-power Daimler is at the door and at your service.

    The Illustrious Prince E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • Exactly at a quarter to eight o'clock a Daimler car whisked through the village, and stopped by the gate of Pendlemere Abbey.

  • He ran the large touring "Daimler" successfully through the park, and turned her out at the great iron gateway on to the highroad.

  • For she is not only a trained nurse but an expert motorist; and a Daimler is a Daimler even when it's an ambulance car.

  • A Peugot carriage, fitted with a Daimler engine, followed next, and then a Panhard.

    The Automobilist Abroad

    M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield
  • It was one of the handsomest cars I had ever seen,—a sixty to eighty horse-power Daimler,—fitted up inside with the utmost luxury.

    The Lost Ambassador E. Phillips Oppenheim
British Dictionary definitions for Daimler


Gottlieb (Wilhelm) (German ˈɡɔtliːp ˈvɪlhɛlm). 1834–1900, German engineer and car manufacturer, who collaborated with Nikolaus Otto in inventing the first internal-combustion engine (1876)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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