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 for Safety bicycle
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Safety bicycle \Safety bicycle\
     A bicycle with equal or nearly equal wheels, usually about 28
     inches diameter, driven by pedals connected to the rear
     (driving) wheel by a multiplying gear. Since the 1930's this
     has been the most common type of bicycle, now simply called
     bicycle. The older high-wheelers are often referred to as
     bone-rattlers.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  safety bicycle
      n 1: bicycle that has two wheels of equal size; pedals are
           connected to the rear wheel by a multiplying gear [syn:
           safety bicycle, safety bike]

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