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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR VEHICLE

Vast crowds lined the route, afoot and in every kind of vehicle.

The buck-board is the only vehicle possible over these mountain-roads.

In the vehicle in which I drove to the station the kind man had put a basket of food.

I got out of the vehicle with the infirmary attendant and his assistant.

Once our vehicle entered an elevator and was let down a brief distance.

I had the driver tie my horse behind the vehicle and resume the lines.

He sprang into the vehicle, and was driven off to the station.

The ballet at Reisenburg was not merely a vehicle for the display of dancing.

It was fortunate that we were the only persons in the vehicle.

A head, half-severed from its trunk, hung over the side of the vehicle.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, "a medium through which a drug or medicine is administered," also "any means of conveying or transmitting," from French véhicule, from Latin vehiculum "means of transport, a vehicle," from vehere "to carry," from PIE *wegh- "to go, transport in a vehicle" (cf. Old English wegan "to carry;" Old Norse vegr, Old High German weg "way;" Middle Dutch wagen "wagon;" see wagon). Sense of "cart or other conveyance" first recorded 1650s.

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