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There was a lady near the fence dressed in a long dark cloak that hid everything except her high red-heeled shoes. Her face was half covered by a black silk fringed mask, without goggles. And yet she did not look in the least as if she motored.

This is from a Novel by Kipling. What does the sentence below means?

And yet she did not look in the least as if she motored.

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    Possibly motor: "11. to ride in a motor vehicle; esp., to travel by automobile" or "12. (informal) to walk or otherwise proceed at a swift or steady pace"? I would guess "as if she traveled by auto at times", given the reference to goggles. – user3169 May 27 '16 at 23:32
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I would define motor as used here to mean either of:

  1. to ride in a motor vehicle; esp., to travel by automobile
  2. (informal) to walk or otherwise proceed at a swift or steady pace

As I read the passage, I would guess the meaning is like:

And yet she did not look in the least as if she traveled by auto

given the reference to goggles.

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