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English definition of “penny-farthing”

penny-farthing

noun [C] uk   /ˌpen.iˈfɑː.ðɪŋ/ us    /-ˈfɑːr-/
a type of bicycle used in the past that had a very large front wheel and a small back wheelBicycles
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