motortruck
noun Date: 1916 an automotive truck used especially for transporting freight

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • motortruck — n. motorized vehicle with a large carrying capacity, truck …   English contemporary dictionary

  • motortruck — noun an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling • Syn: ↑truck • Derivationally related forms: ↑truck (for: ↑truck) • Hypernyms: ↑motor vehicle, ↑automotive veh …   Useful english dictionary

  • truck trailer — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : a nonautomotive freight vehicle to be drawn by a motortruck 2. usually truck trailer : a combination of a truck trailer and its motortruck * * * Auto. a trailer designed to be drawn by a truck tractor or other motor truck …   Useful english dictionary

  • camion — noun Etymology: French Date: 1911 motortruck; also bus …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lorry — noun (plural lorries) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1900 chiefly British motortruck …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • paddy wagon — noun Etymology: probably from Paddy Date: 1930 an enclosed motortruck used by police to carry prisoners called also Black Maria, patrol wagon …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • panel truck — noun Date: 1937 a small motortruck with a fully enclosed body …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stake body — noun Date: 1907 an open motortruck body consisting of a platform with upright sticks inserted along the outside edges to retain a load …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • teamster — noun Date: 1759 one who drives a team or motortruck especially as an occupation …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • water wagon — noun Date: 1902 a wagon or motortruck equipped with a tank or barrels for hauling water or for sprinkling …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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