jinrikisha

NOUN
  1. a small two-wheeled cart for one passenger; pulled by one person
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How To Use jinrikisha In A Sentence

  • The jinrikisha is the common mode of conveyance, though the palanquin is perhaps nearly as much used. Due West or Round the World in Ten Months
  • In an interview this week, Wolfe recalled how he and Dr. Goetzmann decided to spice up the social life for the doctoral students by organizing a "first annual" gin and jinrikisha race. Pulitzer-winning historian William Goetzmann dies at 80
  • Wolfe had the perfect story: The "first annual" gin and jinrikisha race. The Kandy Kolored Rickshaw Test (VAROOOOOM!)
  • We took a jinrikisha for a general exploration of the old Chinese city, and aside from what has been indicated, we went through the native quarter, saw several temples, visited a Chinese school, and ascended the high wall for a view. Travels in the Far East
  • This required an early morning departure in a jinrikisha. Travels in the Far East
  • Now, the jinrikisha is exactly the vehicle in which one would expect to ride in this land of fairy children – large perambulators that hold one person comfortably; but instead of being trundled from behind by a white-capped nursemaid, one of the Henry II. gentlemen, who wears also straw sandals and an enormous blue mushroom hat on his head, ensconces himself between the little shafts in front and prances noiselessly away with it. In Seven Stages: A Flying Trip Around the World
  • Ito sukashi dairi Hamamatsu, adj. itzebu dai-sho hanami jaburan dai-sho-no-soroimono hanamichi janken hanashika jigotai dan haniwa jimigaki daruma haori jingu do happi-coat jinja dojo harai goshi jinkai senjitsu dotaku hara-kiri jinricksha emakimono hashigakari jinrikisha Eta Hashimoto's jinriksha fuchi hatamoto jito fugu hayashi jiu-jitsu fuji hechima Jodo Fukuoka, adj. VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol IX No 1
  • This sadoe has a canopy top; it is like the jinrikisha, convenient for a shopping excursion, but I pity any one who attempts to take a long drive in it! Travels in the Far East
  • The last morning of our stay, I went around in a jinrikisha, and my man was as fleet as a horse. Travels in the Far East
  • There were many jinrikisha rides and much general enjoyment during the two weeks and a half that followed. Travels in the Far East
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