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Daimler

[dahym-ler; German dahym-luh r] /ˈdaɪm lər; German ˈdaɪm lər/
noun
1.
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.
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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
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Daimler

/ˈdeɪmlə/
noun
1.
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)
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