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. 2001.

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  • stake body — ☆ stake body n. a flat truck body having sockets into which stakes may be fitted, as to support railings …   English World dictionary

  • stake body — an open truck body having a platform with sockets at the edge into which upright stakes may be placed to form a fence around a load. [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • stake body — noun US a body of a truck having a flat open platform with removable posts along the sides …   English new terms dictionary

  • stake body — noun : an open motor truck body consisting of a platform with stakes inserted along the outside edges to retain a load …   Useful english dictionary

  • stake truck — ☆ stake truck n. a truck having a stake body …   English World dictionary

  • stake — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a stout stick or post sharpened at one end and driven into the ground as a support, boundary mark, etc. 2 hist. a the post to which a person was tied to be burnt alive. b (prec. by the) death by burning as a punishment (was… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stake — {{11}}stake (n.1) pointed stick or post, O.E. staca, from P.Gmc. *stakon (Cf. O.N. stiaki, Du. staak, Ger. stake), from PIE root *steg pole, stick. The Germanic word has been borrowed in Spanish (estaca), Old French (estaque), and Italian stacca) …   Etymology dictionary

  • stake truck — noun : a truck having a stake body * * * a truck or trailer with a stake body, as for hauling farm animals or feed bags. Cf. flatbed. [1925 30] * * * stake truck, a flat bed truck having brackets or sockets around the edge of the platform so that …   Useful english dictionary

  • stake truck — noun Date: 1907 a truck having a stake body called also stake bed truck …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stake truck — a truck or trailer with a stake body, as for hauling farm animals or feed bags. Cf. flatbed. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

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