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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DRIVER

The driver faced the bill toward the nearest street-light and scanned it.

He was a little ahead of them; but it was not probable that the driver would stop for him.

Between one and two in the morning our driver descended from his attic.

We could not miss the way, our driver said, and woe betide us if we did!

Presently the driver stopped, for it was time for the horses to rest, and also dinner-time.

He seemed to be waiting for the driver; so Rico took his stand near by, and waited too.

He only awoke when the driver took hold of him to lift him down.

There was the inn, there the spot where he had sat and talked with the driver.

He was incapable of speaking, and the driver, busy with his horses, said no more.

John remembered that he had not heard any witticisms from the driver.

WORD ORIGIN

"one who drives" in various senses, c.1400; agent noun from drive (v.). Slavery sense is attested by 1796. Driver's seat is attested by 1867; figurative use by 1954.

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