Dandy Horse (1823)

Dandy Horse

Velocipede, or instrument for journeying far and fast: two wheels, one behind the other, supporting a bar of wood; the traveller gets across and propels himself forward, by striking his feet against the ground. Hundreds of such might be seen in a day; the rage ceased in about three years and the word is becoming obsolete.

Slang: a dictionary of the turf, the ring, the chase, the pit, of bon-ton, the sporting world, By John Badcock, 1823, p.64

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