a brake on the hub of the rear wheel of freewheel bicycles, operated by back pressure on the pedals.
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Origin of coaster brake
First recorded in 1885–90
Words nearby coaster brake
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Example sentences from the Web for coaster brake
The arrangement of the coaster-brake hub produces the same effect as a coaster brake on a bicycle.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various