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- adjective dated Riding a
- adjective travelling by a wheeled vehicle; mobile
- adjective circling, moving in the shape of a wheel
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- adjective traveling by wheeled vehicle such as bicycle or automobile e.g.
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Originally we were supposed to conduct the interview on bikes (or "awheel" as the British say) but it ended up snowing and I was afraid that, in the event of a fall, Mr. Thurston (coddled, as are all of his countrymen, by free medical care) would find himself hopelessly embroiled in our country's labyrinthine health care system.
The truth is, I'm beginning to suspect that there may indeed be a "cycling conspiracy" afoot or awheel, though it doesn't involve the UN.
As you may be aware, there is a genteel, non-competitive cycling conspiracy (GNCCC) afoot (or awheel) in New York City, and to a certain extent Robert Sullivan is its literary voice, giving it ready access to media outlets such as the Times.
Yesterday while awheel on the Ironic Orange Julius Bike, I stopped for a red light at a busy downtown Manhattan intersection.
Meanwhile, as if this weren't disturbing enough, a number of readers have informed me that in Philadelphia a political movement is awheel that would require cyclists to register their bicycles and obtain license plates for them.
That kind of reflexive comment displays a failure of imagination almost as bad as the failure to conceive of awheel.
Its light glimmered on the river and on the wings of carrion fowl awheel overhead.
They also rode bicycles, looking most incongruous awheel, the long, spade shaped train to their skirts tucked out of the way, their wide _camisa_ sleeves standing out like stiff sails on either side, their demure and modest little kerchiefs swelling with the quick throbbing of their adventurous hearts.
We had come to Calais for the purpose of crossing the Channel for a little tour awheel amid the natural beauties and historic shrines of
Then someone invents the safety bicycle, and in a trice all America, man, woman and child, is awheel.