armoured car

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n armoured car a military combat vehicle on wheels with light armor (and usually a machine gun)
    • n armoured car an armor-plated truck with strong doors and locks used to transport money or valuables "the paintings were delivered to the museum in an air-conditioned armored car"
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Usage

In literature:

Or from an armoured car, or turret?
"Frenzied Fiction" by Stephen Leacock
A few miles from Ghent we met Commander Samson, of the Flying Corps, and three of his armoured cars.
"A Surgeon in Belgium" by Henry Sessions Souttar
I am called Swetavahana because when battling with the foe, white horses decked in golden armour are always yoked unto my car.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 4" by Kisari Mohan Ganguli
I got down from my box into the cover of the armoured sides of the car without forming any clear thought.
"London to Ladysmith via Pretoria" by Winston Spencer Churchill
And while their cars and armours and standards were being brought, loud became the uproar of those heroes.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1"
I am called Swetavahana because when battling with the foe, white horses decked in golden armour are always yoked unto my car.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2"
Clearly nothing would check them save that formidable barrier of cavalry and armoured cars.
"Far to Seek" by Maud Diver
Young de Ligne, who was a volunteer, was in one of three armoured cars that went out on a reconnaissance toward the German lines.
"A Journal From Our Legation in Belgium" by Hugh Gibson
Armour still insisted that they could and should provide suitable cars for their patrons.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 11 (of 14)" by Elbert Hubbard
We keep 90,000 men, with aeroplanes, armoured cars, gunboats, and armoured trains.
"The New World of Islam" by Lothrop Stoddard
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In news:

Roden's Rolls-Royce Armoured Car Pattern 1920 Mk.
Stephen Harper's road to safety begins with armoured car .
It's a cheap shot to criticize the prime minister for bringing armoured cars to India.
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