scooter

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n scooter large black diving duck of northern parts of the northern hemisphere
    • n scooter a sailing vessel with runners and a cross-shaped frame; suitable for traveling over ice
    • n scooter a wheeled vehicle with small wheels and a low-powered gasoline engine geared to the rear wheel
    • n scooter child's two-wheeled vehicle operated by foot
    • n scooter a motorboat resembling a motor scooter
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n scooter One who or that which scoots.
    • n scooter A scoot; a squirt or syringe.
    • n scooter Same as scoter.
    • n scooter An oblong plow, or cultivator shovel, from under 2½ to 5 inches wide, suited to break a furrow, and thus contrasted with a sweep or scrape; also a plow-stock fitted with such a blade; a scooter plow: used to break out the middle of cotton-beds, to mix fertilizer which has been deposited in furrows, etc.
    • n scooter Same as ice-scooter.
    • scooter To sail a scooter or ice-scooter.
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Usage

In literature:

Ann Jane Foster, known as 'Scooter Jane', for her rapid walk and stiff carriage, met us at the corners on her way to the schoolhouse.
"Eben Holden" by Irving Bacheller
She and Scooter were running wild as usual, but Netta was living in strict retirement.
"The Lamp in the Desert" by Ethel M. Dell
Ralph says there are a couple of good scooters, and we all have our skates.
"Ruth Fielding on Cliff Island" by Alice Emerson
Mr. Van Syckel had always considered his boy a "know-nothing," and was very much surprised to find that he had invented the scooter scow.
"The Scientific American Boy" by A. Russell (Alexander Russell) Bond
Then they scootered back to the lab for a quick shower and change.
"Tom Swift and the Electronic Hydrolung" by Victor Appleton
But the handy man knows it simply as the Scooter.
"Flag and Fleet" by William Wood
A scooter pulled up alongside them almost at once, with a gun-carrying mobster riding it.
"Police Your Planet" by Lester del Rey
While he was waiting for them to come back Russ gave Margy and Rose each a ride on the scooter.
"Six Little Bunkers at Uncle Fred's" by Laura Lee Hope
Even as they watched, a pair of scooters broke from the side of the Ranger and slid down toward the sun side of the asteroid.
"Gold in the Sky" by Alan Edward Nourse
Very little machinery was used in the farming, the antique scooter plow and hoe being the main reliance.
"Booker T. Washington" by Emmett J. Scott and Lyman Beecher Stowe
At Michaelville, they started the scooter and ran down the track to the river.
"Poisoned Air" by Sterner St. Paul Meek
But to ketch the darned scooters, that's the hell of it!
"Valley of Wild Horses" by Zane Grey
Dr. Bird was thrown clear of the wrecked scooter.
"The Great Drought" by Sterner St. Paul Meek
The scooters raced towards the enemy in a smother of foam.
"Submarine Warfare of To-day" by Charles W. Domville-Fife
I'm to fetch her on a scooter.
"Industrial Revolution" by Poul William Anderson
It was a motor, but a small two-cycle kind, like a scooter or a small motorcycle.
"The Blue Ghost Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
There was the hiss of another scooter, and I turned around to see Aunt Mattie come to a stop.
"Do Unto Others" by Mark Clifton
They deliver to traffic-jams, too, on scooters.
"Makers" by Cory Doctorow
She climbed on to the scooter behind him.
"Half-Past Bedtime" by H. H. Bashford
And there were several very fast "scooters" and the like upon Lake Luna.
"The Girls of Central High on the Stage" by Gertrude W. Morrison
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In news:

Radio Flyer 's already making 10 different scooter models for ages 1 1/2 to 10, but mostly three-wheelers.
Scooter fan Andrew Garfield rear-ended in Spider-Man car.
Slaps Guy At Target, Rascal Scooter Getaway .
Scooter Laws Take Effect In Five Weeks.
The resort area's vast scooter-riding community re READ.
Scooter is one unique feline.
Scooter rider killed after being hit by Jeep .
0A man who was riding a motor scooter was killed in Pueblo Thursday afternoon after being hit by a Jeep .
It's a jungle at Scooter's Family Night.
You know you are getting older when your e-mail inbox becomes full of offers from the Scooter Store.
Every day I have a Scooter Store offer in my inbox.
A scooter accident forced one University of Florida student to start from square one, but he's done more than just recover.
Stephen Liverpool suffered severe head injuries in a scooter accident earlier this year.
The RUV,the PMV, and Squidbillie scooter.
Lawmakers to consider Indiana's scooter law.
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