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bone shaker

noun Slang.
  1. an early-model bicycle, especially one with hard rubber tires.
  2. any uncomfortable vehicle.
  3. a rough ride in a vehicle.
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Historical Examples of bone-shaker

  • The distance from the town was no obstacle, he being the happy possessor of a "bone-shaker" bicycle.

    The Little Missis

    Charlotte Skinner