from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See gear.


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  • The front engine had got off better: though heavily derailed and lying half-over, with the cab burst, yet its steam was at pressure, and driving-gear intact.

    Seven Pillars of Wisdom

  • Should I take Pethel aside and say: "Swear to me, on your word of honor as a gentleman, that you will never again touch the driving-gear, or whatever you call it, of a motor-car.

    James Pethel


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