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any wheeled vehicle that is dilapidated and uncomfortable

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WILL Liverpool council leader Mike Storey be oiling the rusting chain on his sit up and beg bone-shaker to pedal to his palatial Municipal Building office tomorrow - European car free day?
Finding it hard to get a cab to Castle Leslie, County Monaghan, I ended up commandeering a bone-shaker from a local bobby and set off on a marathon cycle ride up the wonderful Irish coast.
He sneered at Emm's three-speed bone-shaker, who took it badly and asked how many mountains he hoped to find on the Gruffalo play trail.
I don't want to die, but I don't think there is much I can do about it" - Actor Bill Nighy "The bone-shaker bike, on big, deep cobbles in a long nun's habit, with a loose seat that kept tipping backwards - I had to avoid the ruts, maintain a safe distance from the camera car, try not to kill any extras and remember my lines" - Actress Pam Ferris on her role in the BBC hit series Call The Midwife "Ladies, make sure you choose a younger husband.
The bone-shaker and penny farthing were both types of what?
The other main thrill rides are the wooden Stampida in the Far West - a real speedy bone-shaker - and Hurakan Condor in Mexico.
It's low- lying profile has always made the car vulnerable to being a bone-shaker,but intelligent damping has helped to provide a very acceptable ride.
The shopping streets need only Miss Marples cycling past on a bone-shaker with basket out front to complete the picture of a black and white England locked somewhere in the 1950s.
Its low-lying profile has always made the car vulnerable to being a bone-shaker,but intelligent damping in the suspension has helped to provide a very acceptable ride.
On my last flight, shoe-horned into a kiddie-size space behind a 20-stone type - who pushed the seat right back, of course - in a flying bone-shaker buffeted by turbulence, sex was the last thing on my mind.
His midfield confrontation with Scott Parker, and the available-again Nicky Butt, if selected, should be a bone-shaker.
The last serious gripe I had on suspension comfort - or lack of it - was in the Vauxhall VX roadster which was a real bone-shaker It was much the same in the ZR.
Scottish Labour is a rackety, ramshackle bone-shaker whose wheels keep coming off.
When I was a boy you were the king of the cul-de-sac on an iron-framed bone-shaker with a basket on the front and dustbin ids for wheels.
Its low-lying profile has always made the car vulnerable to being a bone-shaker, but intelligent damping in the suspension has helped to provide a very acceptable ride.