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- n. Plural form of tonneau.
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Now the front wheels overlapped the rear ones of the green machine -- now they were at the side door of the tonneau -- now the two tonneaus were even!
The cars were great and opulent, of impressive wheel-base, and fore-and - aft they were laden intricately with baggage: concave trunks fitting behind the tonneaus, thin trunks fastened upon the footboards, green, circular trunks adjusted to the spare tires, all deeply coated with dust.
Link, in his own occasional trudges along this bit of state road, had often seen costly dogs in the tonneaus of passing cars.
Missionary Societies and the afternoon clubs the comparative riding qualities of the various tonneaus about the city have about driven out teething and styles as a subject of debate.
Inc. is a leading manufacturer of class 5-7 truck bodies and step vans through its Morgan and Morgan Olson businesses and is a leading manufacturer of pick-up truck accessories, principally caps and tonneaus through its Truck Accessories Group subsidiary.
He's got three light runabouts fixed up with removable tonneaus, thirty horse-power, two cylinder engines and ---- "