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noun British.
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Origin of gear lever

First recorded in 1900–05
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British Dictionary definitions for gear lever

gear lever

US and Canadian gearshift

/ (ˈɡɪəˌʃɪft) /

noun
a lever used to move gearwheels relative to each other, esp in a motor vehicle
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