Awd



awd
all-wheel drive
Contemporary Examples

I co-drove an awd car to victory in a 24-hour race, and in the rain I enjoyed how the car accelerated off the corners.
Note to Drivers: All Wheel Drive Does Not Give You Superpowers, Just a Dangerous Overconfidence Megan McArdle March 11, 2013

Rally racers like awd because it helps their over-powered cars accelerate on gravel and dirt paths.
Note to Drivers: All Wheel Drive Does Not Give You Superpowers, Just a Dangerous Overconfidence Megan McArdle March 11, 2013

awd is great at aiding accelerating on slick surfaces and keeping a vehicle moving on snowy roads.
Note to Drivers: All Wheel Drive Does Not Give You Superpowers, Just a Dangerous Overconfidence Megan McArdle March 11, 2013

Historical Examples

Aw felt sooary then ‘at awd been soa rash as to knock th’ old chap daan, an aw went to beg his pardon an sympathise wi him.
Yorksher Puddin’ John Hartley

Well, but tha sees aw havnt, an if awd had aw suppooas its mi own?
Seets I’ Paris John Hartley

Aw’ve had a gooid braikfast, an aw could ha supt a gallon o’ that teah if awd had it.
Yorkshire Tales. Third Series John Hartley

But if there was a ganbowt in Mogador Awbr, awd put a bit on it, aw would.
Captain Brassbound’s Conversion George Bernard Shaw

As they wor all wed fowk but her an me, it wor agreed ‘at shoo should sarve aght th’ teah, an’ awd to sarve th’ mait an stuff.
Yorksher Puddin’ John Hartley

Tell the awd man naething about what ye want wi’ the horse—the fewer that knaw onything about thir things the better.
Wilson’s Tales of the Borders and of Scotland John Mackay Wilson

awd nowt to do wi it, tha should let stuff alooan at doesnt belang to thi; but ha did they taste?
Seets I’ Paris John Hartley

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