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mudguard

[muhd-gahrd] /ˈmʌdˌgɑrd/
noun
1.
Also called mud flap. splash guard.
2.
fender (def 3).
Origin of mudguard
1885-1890
1885-90; mud + guard
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  • They shake hands and embrace, and the cabman cuts another notch in his mudguard, and gets back on the seat and drives on.

    Europe Revised Irvin S. Cobb
  • Also a woman backed her donkey cart into us at Annecy and put another dent in our mudguard, which was somehow discouraging.

    The Car That Went Abroad Albert Bigelow Paine
British Dictionary definitions for mudguard

mudguard

/ˈmʌdˌɡɑːd/
noun
1.
a curved part of a motorcycle, bicycle, etc, attached above the wheels to reduce the amount of water or mud thrown up by them US and Canadian name fender
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