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Daimler

[dahym-ler; German dahym-luhr]
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noun
  1. Gott·lieb (Wil·helm) [got-leeb-wil-helm; German gawt-leep-vil-helm] /ˈgɒt libˈwɪl hɛlm; German ˈgɔt lipˈvɪl hɛlm/, 1834–1900, German automotive engineer, inventor, and manufacturer.
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  • The car was a two-seater Daimler with a yellow body and a hood.

  • They arrived in their Daimler car, and lunched with the school.

  • My eighty-horse-power Daimler is at the door and at your service.

    The Illustrious Prince

    E. Phillips Oppenheim

  • Exactly at a quarter to eight o'clock a Daimler car whisked through the village, and stopped by the gate of Pendlemere Abbey.

  • He ran the large touring "Daimler" successfully through the park, and turned her out at the great iron gateway on to the highroad.


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Daimler

noun
  1. Gottlieb (Wilhelm) (German ˈɡɔtliːp ˈvɪlhɛlm). 1834–1900, German engineer and car manufacturer, who collaborated with Nikolaus Otto in inventing the first internal-combustion engine (1876)
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