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veteran car Line breaks: vet|eran car

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Definition of veteran car in English:


An old style or model of car, specifically one made before 1919 or (strictly) before 1905. Compare with vintage car.
Example sentences
  • Or maybe you'd prefer a cottage garden, or a veteran car, or a bowl of fruit, or any number of ghastly pieces of derivative artwork each available at a knock-down price from the shifty looking blokes parked up by the roadside?
  • The doors also swung open on a Victorian Motor Show, an interactive motor car gallery, veteran car ride, a period Co-op shop and extended street scene including cycle shop, railway signal box, chemist, cinema, and arcade.
  • It fits in here like a Transit van at a veteran car rally.
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