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  • n  a curved piece above the wheel of a bicycle or motorcycle to protect the rider from water or mud thrown up by the wheels

  • Careening down Bucharest's Buzetis Street he caught the wife of one Major Georgescu neatly on his mudguard, tumbled her in the gutter.
  • Most of the angels were shabby, tired and obviously unhappya sort of bespattered mudguard of the lower middle class.
  • Peasants for miles around knew the peal of Monti's bicycle bell as he flashed by, a huge stack of papers thrown across the handlebars, a small red flag flying on his front mudguard.

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