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penny-farthing

Translation of penny-farthing in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • He takes us from the French pushbike or draisine of 1816 through boneshakers and penny-farthings to the English velocipedes and the Humbers of the 1880s.
    • British cyclists likened the disparity in size of the two wheels to their coinage, nicknaming it the penny-farthing.
    • The present-day style of bicycle was rapidly replacing their penny-farthing bicycle during the 1890s.

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