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An early form of bicycle with a very large front wheel and a small rear wheel (NSOED).

If this form of bicycle is completely unfamiliar to you, we recommend DVDs of the U.K. television series WEB LINKThe Prisoner - a stylized penny-farthing appeared on the badge of every inhabitant of the Village. Be seeing you -

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