monocycle

[mon-uh-sahy-kuh l]

Origin of monocycle

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70; mono- + cycle
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Examples from the Web for monocycle

Historical Examples of monocycle

  • Just my monocycle got hot an' caught on fire, an' then a ship busted out in flames an' went down.

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    Murray Leinster

  • He flung a leg over the monocycle's seat and pointed tiredly to the trail of the Wabbly.

    Morale

    Murray Leinster

  • Sergeant Walpole got exhaustedly off his monocycle and duplicated the 'copter man's efforts.

    Morale

    Murray Leinster


British Dictionary definitions for monocycle

monocycle

noun
  1. another name for unicycle
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