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Three-wheeled vehicles, usually of light open framework construction, either powered by the rider or by a small motor and built after about 1869; for similar lightweight manually powered vehicles, but without comfort- or speed-enhancing features, constructed prior to about 1870, prefer "velocipedes." For three-wheeled automobiles, use either "three-wheelers" or "cyclecars."

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