armoured car

  1. military a fast lightly armed and armoured vehicle, mainly used for reconnaissance

  2. any vehicle strengthened by armoured plate, esp a security van for transporting cash and valuables

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How to use armoured car in a sentence

  • armoured car, a self-propelled car completely protected by bullet-proof armour-plating.

  • An armoured car of the older type would have cut a poor figure amid the shell-holes and mine-craters of Northern France.

  • If there is one place where one may hope for excitement, it is in an armoured car with a mitrailleuse.

    A Surgeon in Belgium | Henry Sessions Souttar
  • They are a sort of armoured car arrangement and shells literally glance off them.

    How I Filmed the War | Lieut. Geoffrey H. Malins
  • A young volunteer in an armoured car catches a bunch gracefully and I recognise him as a scion of the princely house of Reuss.

    The New Germany | George Young