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 for 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 The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bicycle \Bi"cy*cle\, n. [Pref. bi- + cycle.]
     A light vehicle having two wheels one behind the other. It
     has a saddle seat and is propelled by the rider's feet acting
     on cranks or levers.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  bicycle
      n 1: a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot
           pedals [syn: bicycle, bike, wheel, cycle]
      v 1: ride a bicycle [syn: bicycle, cycle, bike, pedal,
           wheel]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  30 Moby Thesaurus words for "bicycle":
     bike, bus, catch a train, chauffeur, chopper, cycle, drive,
     entrain, go by rail, iron, joyride, make a train, minibike,
     motocycle, motor, motorbike, motorcycle, pedal, pedicab, pig, ride,
     road-bike, take a joyride, taxi, trail bike, tricycle, trike,
     two-wheeler, velocipede, wheel
  
  

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