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push-bike

[poo sh-bahyk]
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noun British.
  1. a standard bicycle, operated by pedals rather than a motor.
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Also push bi·cycle, push cy·cle.

Origin of push-bike

First recorded in 1905–10
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Historical Examples

  • To 1902 belong the first illustrations of the motor-bicycle and of "trailers" attached to the "push-bike."

    Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. IV of IV.

    Charles L. Graves

  • He got hold of a push-bike alongside the waggons for some distance, finishing up on a limber.


British Dictionary definitions for push-bike

push-bike

noun
  1. British an informal name for bicycle
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