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fire engine

noun
1.
a vehicle equipped for firefighting, now usually a motor truck having a motor-driven pump for shooting water or chemical solutions at high pressure.
Also called fire truck.
Origin of fire engine
1670-1680
1670-80
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British Dictionary definitions for fire engine

fire engine

noun
1.
a heavy road vehicle that carries firefighters and firefighting equipment to a fire
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