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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!

    Larry Dexter's Great Search or, The Hunt for the Missing Millionaire

  • 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.

    The Guest of Quesnay

  • Link, in his own occasional trudges along this bit of state road, had often seen costly dogs in the tonneaus of passing cars.

    His Dog

  • 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.

    Homeburg Memories

  • 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.

    Automotive Headlines

  • He's got three light runabouts fixed up with removable tonneaus, thirty horse-power, two cylinder engines and ---- "

    Potash & Perlmutter Their Copartnership Ventures and Adventures


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