gas tank

Origin of gas tank

First recorded in 1880–85
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Examples from the Web for gas tank

Historical Examples of gas tank

  • For a while there was the danger of a general conflagration and explosion, as the gas-tank was floating in kerosene.

  • The kid lives with a man named Grimsley, in a shack down by the river, in the gas-tank section.

    Frank of Freedom Hill

    Samuel A. Derieux

  • Cally, lifting a handkerchief to obliterate the adjacent odors of a gas-tank, said: "I haven't the smallest idea."

    V. V.'s Eyes

    Henry Sydnor Harrison