stake truck
noun Date: 1907 a truck having a stake body — called also stake-bed truck

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

  • truck — Synonyms and related words: DUKW, ESP, Pullman, Pullman car, answer, autotruck, baggage car, baked goods, balance of trade, bargain, barge, barter, big business, bloodmobile, boat, bookmobile, boxcar, bus, business, business dealings, buy and… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • stake-bed truck — noun see stake truck …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stake — [stāk] n. [ME < OE staca, akin to Frank * stakka: see STICK] 1. a length of wood or metal pointed at one end for driving into the ground, as for marking a boundary, supporting a plant, etc. 2. a) the post to which a person was tied for… …   English World dictionary

  • 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 — {{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 — stake1 /stayk/, n., v., staked, staking. n. 1. a stick or post pointed at one end for driving into the ground as a boundary mark, part of a fence, support for a plant, etc. 2. a post to which a person is bound for execution, usually by burning. 3 …   Universalium

  • stake — I [[t]steɪk[/t]] n. v. staked, stak•ing 1) bui a stick or post pointed at one end for driving into the ground as a boundary mark, part of a fence, support, etc 2) a post to which a person is bound for execution, usu. by burning 3) the stake, the… …   From formal English to slang

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