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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Bone-shaker (A).
 
A four-wheel cab; also an old bicycle.   1
        “A good swift hansom is worth twice as much as a ‘bone-shaker’ any day.”—Nineteenth Century, March, 1893, p. 473.
 


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