One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
attributive (of a vehicle) not drawn by a horse or horses.‘a horseless cabriolet’
- ‘‘The horseless vehicle is the coming wonder,’ he told the New York World.’
- ‘And, as I have already noted, John Deere seemed quite content to stay with steel plows and leave the tractors to the Ford Motor Company or anyone else willing to gamble on a horseless farm economy.’
- ‘Mind you, Detroit has been lying to Americans since the first horseless buggy.’
- ‘Things only got stranger when I looked out the window while I was locking the door and saw the strange man climb onto the driver's seat of the horseless buggy and drive off.’
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