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  • n. Plural form of conveyance.


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  • The downside of these internal combustion engine, fossil fuel-driven conveyances is that they pollute.

    Vintage cars in a Mexico City museum

  • You have been seeing in English conveyances the placards in neat type posted about which kindly request the traveller not to expectorate upon the floor of this vehicle, as to do so may cause inconvenience to other passengers or spread disease, and so forth and so on.

    Walking-Stick Papers

  • The suit calls the conveyances "a sham" and "fraudulent" and asserts that Washington "continues to control the properties." News

  • In winter the county families went to sleep like dormice, so that no strange-calling conveyances passed the lodge-gates at

    The Tragic Bride

  • We stopped to take a look around and saw people coming in, every hour of the day, over the Platte and Arkansas river routes, and could see all kind of conveyances from a hand cart to a six-horse team.

    Thirty-One Years on the Plains and In the Mountains

  • "conveyances," and as to the last, an occasional "blinder" to the professors.

    The Complete Project Gutenberg Writings of Charles Dudley Warner

  • [FN#478] Burton, indeed, while habitually paraphrasing Payne, no less habitually resorts, by way of covering his "conveyances," to the clumsy expedient of loading the test with tasteless and grotesque additions and variations (e.g., "with gladness and goodly gree," "suffering from black leprosy," "grief and grame,"

    The Life of Sir Richard Burton

  • Proponents see a way to catch up with state-of-the-art mass transit in Europe and Asia and to cut travel costs for middle-class workers; skeptics tend to scorn high-speed rail enthusiasts for romanticising outmoded, overpriced conveyances that few car-owners or frequent flyers would bother to ride...

    Jan McGirk: Fast and Furious Opposition to High Speed Rail Gets U.S. Off Track

  • After the Civil War, blacks in Chicago battled discrimination in housing, employment, and the use of public conveyances, but a black elite nevertheless thrived.

    The Black Elite in America | Edwardian Promenade

  • According to a staff presentation, the assessment found that Metro was not following its own maintenance standards and identified immediate problems, including failure to clean escalator switches, debris and water in and around the conveyances and a shortage of supervisors.

    Metro may not cut price of SmarTrip cards


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