from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. A pair of small wheels attached to the rear axle of a bicycle so that beginning riders can ride without falling over.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A pair of small wheels attached on either side of the rear wheel of a child's bicycle so that the bicycle is easier for the child to learn to ride.
- n. Anything designed to make something easier for a novice.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- a pair of small wheels attached to the rear of a bicycle to keep the bicycle upright; -- used to assist those, especially small children, learning how to ride a bicycle.
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