Definition of Bicycle-built-for-two

1. Noun. A bicycle with two sets of pedals and two seats.

Exact synonyms: Tandem, Tandem Bicycle
Generic synonyms: Bicycle, Bike, Cycle, Wheel

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bicycle-built-for-two

bicuspid aortic valve
bicuspid tooth
bicuspid valve
bicycle-built-for-two (current term)
bicycle chain
bicycle clip
bicycle clips
bicycle helmet
bicycle helmets
bicycle kick
bicycle kicks
bicycle lane
bicycle lanes
bicycle mail
bicycle path
bicycle pump
bicycle race
bicycle rack

Literary usage of Bicycle-built-for-two

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1898)
"For the Dowager-Empress of China—a back seat on a bicycle built for two. For the Tsar—the abolition of Russian conscripts, by way of postscript to his own ..."

2. Cassier's Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02877163] (1900)
"One woman invented a hammock built for two, perhaps to serve the same end as the bicycle built for two. Another altruistically patented a mudguard for men's ..."

3. Brush and Pencil by Charles Francis Browne, Frederick William Morton (1900)
"An interesting feature of the last of the journeys to Holland was a bicycle tour, not on a bicycle built for two, but on two bicycles, all around the coast ..."

4. Observations in the Orient: The Account of a Journey to Catholic Mission by James Anthony Walsh (1919)
"As we passed the circus on our way home the band was playing "A Bicycle Built for Two," and little babies were bobbing on the backs of their elders in and ..."

5. Cycling by William Coutts Keppel Albemarle, George Lacy Hillier (1901)
"... sort had come before the public ; then, when the Safety bicycle came in, various attempts to produce a satisfactory 'bicycle built for two' were made. ..."

6. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1896)
"... some morning should you linger at the gate as she mounts her wheel and rolls away you will catch the echo of her song — "a bicycle built for two. ..."

7. Freedom for Priscilla by Joyce Nicholson (1978)
"It won't be a stylish marriage, I can't afford a carriage, But you'll look sweet Upon the seat Of a bicycle built for two. 'Be quiet, Nick,' said Aunt Kate. ..."

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