moke
 n.— «My Saturday morning excursions were made on a buggy I’d fashioned from a wooden case in which, during prewar days, soft drinks had been transported to area shops. In the local vernacular it was called “a moke” and featured a steering wheel, a primitive braking system and a movable front suspension. I sat on the side and powered it with a scooting motion.» —“WW II rations recalled” by John Gibson Valley News Dispatch (Tarentum, Pa.) Jan. 3, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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