Origin of gear lever
Examples from the Web for gear lever
Historical Examples of gear lever
In this car you passed the gear-lever through a gate to get on the higher ones.
Then, twitching his hat down lower than ever, he released his clutch and slid downward his gear-lever.
If it had been the old car I should have jammed the gear-lever into the reverse, and seen what would happen.
US and Canadian gearshift
- a lever used to move gearwheels relative to each other, esp in a motor vehicle