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Definition of Brakeless
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Literary usage of Brakeless
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Modern Safety Bicycle by Herbert Alfred Garratt (1899)
"... the saving in time and energy effected by the brake is very considerable, unless the brakeless machine is ridden downhill with criminal recklessness. ..."
2. Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society by American Antiquarian Society (1907)
"All others who travelled either went on foot or rode on the springless, brakeless, sideless carreta, drawn by six mules, that carried the heavy freight ..."
3. The Literary Digest History of the World War: Compiled from Original and (1919)
"Another arrived at Jassy in a train composed of 60 carriages, only a few of which were fitted with air-brakes—a sudden stop occurred and the brakeless part ..."
4. The Literary Digest History of the World War: Compiled from Original and (1919)
"A train composed of 60 carriage fitted with air-brakes—a sud brakeless part of the train "t several persons were killed or The occupation of ..."
5. Turkish Life in Town and Country by Lucy Mary Jane Garnett (1904)
"But up or down the worst paved and steepest of these thoroughfares the native Jehu will not hesitate to drive his brakeless fly and pair, nor will he allow ..."
6. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Frederick George Aflalo, Hedley Peek (1897)
"brakeless riders may improvise an excellent brake by applying the sole of the foot placed crosswise to the front tyre immediately behind the fork crown. ..."
7. Publication of the American Sociological Society by American Sociological Association (1910)
"... that an ox-cart slowly reaching its destination on an ascending grade is surer of final success than a brakeless automobile speeding on an unknown road. ..."