Definition of Barney oldfield

1. Noun. United States race driver who was the first to drive faster than a mile a minute (1878-1946).

Exact synonyms: Berna Eli Oldfield, Oldfield
Generic synonyms: Automobile Driver, Race Driver, Racer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Barney Oldfield

Barmacide feast
Barmecide feast
Barmy Army
Barnaby's thistle
Barnes' curve
Barnes' dystrophy
Barnes' zone
Barney Oldfield
Baron Adrian
Baron Alexander von Humboldt
Baron Clive
Baron Friedrich Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt
Baron Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin vo
Baron Georges Cuvier
Baron Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz
Baron Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding
Baron Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier

Literary usage of Barney oldfield

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1. The Horseless Age (1909)
"HPMS barney oldfield, Benz 120 :si iS Louis Chevrolet, Buick 35 ¡58 9-10 JJ Coffey, ... HPMS barney oldfield, Ben* :39 9-10 H. Lytle, Apperson :44 2-5 Louis ..."

2. Self-propelled Vehicles: A Practical Treatise on the Theory, Construction by James Edward Homans (1904)
"2 has been used by only one professional racing man, barney oldfield, in whose hands it ... With this machine barney oldfield won the straight-away world's ..."

3. History of Hall County, Nebraska: A Narrative of the Past with Special by August F. Buechler, Robert J. Barr, Dale P. Stough (1920)
"He was a great- uncle of barney oldfield, the American automobile racer. The following children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Oldfield: Frank, who is deceased; ..."

4. My Life and Work by Henry Ford, Samuel Crowther (1922)
"bicycle rider named barney oldfield. He had never driven a motor car, but he liked the idea of trying it. He said he would try anything once. ..."

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