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one-lunger

[wuhn-luhng-er]
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noun Slang.
  1. a one-cylinder internal-combustion engine.

Origin of one-lunger

1905–10; one lung + -er1
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  • You see it is simply crushing to have the responsibility of a one-lunger for a whole evening.

    Mariposilla

    Mary Stewart Daggett