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