Chelsea tractor


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Chelsea tractor

n
(Automotive Engineering) informal a four-by-four
[C21: from the idea of vehicles designed for rough terrain being popular among urban dwellers]
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It's like comparing a modern Chelsea tractor 4x4 with a 70s Hillman Imp, larger one is sickening, unnecessary and probably harming the kids' health, whilst the older one was the right size and children only got to have it on special occasions
But you get the impression it's aimed more at the vet who takes the occasional trip into town rather than the city slicker who favours a flashy Chelsea tractor.
One is that it is scrupulously fair - we all contribute to the state and so we all get something back, the poor mum on the bus, the rich mum in her Chelsea Tractor.
But Mr King, whose own choice of transport was a more modest Volkswagen Golf, grew to detest the Chelsea Tractor tag attached to latter-day Range Rovers.
RANGERS boss Jim Magilton has seamlessly switched from Tractor Boy to Chelsea Tractor Boy as he led his young guns into the top six.
The driver of the Chelsea Tractor is a total fossil fool.
You must be one of the Chelsea tractor lot at the Ranches
The total outlay obviously varies considerably depending on whether you drive a gas-guzzling Chelsea tractor or an eco-friendly runaround.
Despite the fact it's not very eco-conscious, the 38mpg Chelsea tractor was the one that most parents aspire to.
EVER wondered where the name Chelsea Tractor comes from?
We need to differentiate between the essential users and the owners of the Chelsea tractor.
You may get a little wobble in your Chelsea tractor from a poorly finished mend.