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Origin of automobile
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Strange was a surgeon who lost the use of his hands in an automobile accident.The Flying Sorcery of Dr. Strange: Benedict Cumberbatch Is Marvel's Most Bizarre Magician|Rich Goldstein|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Because the automobile essentially was a motorized quadricycle.Pryor Dodge's Two-Wheeled Obsession Is Now a Museum of Bike History|Anthony Haden-Guest|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He claimed that any serious conversation about poverty must include the issue of automobile access.
Or an expert on cars who refuses to look under the hood of an automobile.Music Criticism Has Degenerated Into Lifestyle Reporting|Ted Gioia|March 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“General Motors did not start out to be a health care company that occasionally built an automobile,” Punaro said.
The excellent automobile road around the rim affords easy approach afoot as well as by automobile and bicycle.The Book of the National Parks|Robert Sterling Yard
It matters not to her; she can gaily slip over the county-border by automobile.British Secret Service During the Great War|Nicholas Everitt
If his automobile went over the edge, now that the roads were icy, who could say it was not accidental?
A friend of my fathers has an automobile and he let me steer it one day, oh, a long way.Letty and the Twins|Helen Sherman Griffith
Link, can an automobile be driven from here into northern Mexico?The Light of Western Stars|Zane Grey
1883, in reference to electric traction cars, from French automobile (adj.), 1861, a hybrid from Greek autos "self" (see auto-) + French mobile "moving," from Latin mobilis "movable" (see mobile (adj.)).
"self-propelled motor vehicle," 1895, from French automobile, short for véhicule automobile (see automobile (adj.)). The modern Greek calls it autokineto "moved of itself." The French word had competition in the early years from locomobile; in English other early forms were motorcar and autocar.