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truck

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (intransitive)

CIDE DICTIONARY

truckn. [L. trochus an iron hoop, Gr. a wheel, fr. to run. See Trochee, and cf. Truckle, v. i.].
  •  A small wheel, as of a vehicle; specifically (Ord.), a small strong wheel, as of wood or iron, for a gun carriage.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A low, wheeled vehicle or barrow for carrying goods, stone, and other heavy articles.  [1913 Webster]
    "Goods were conveyed about the town almost exclusively in trucks drawn by dogs."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A swiveling carriage, consisting of a frame with one or more pairs of wheels and the necessary boxes, springs, etc., to carry and guide one end of a locomotive or a car; -- sometimes called bogie in England. Trucks usually have four or six wheels.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A small wooden cap at the summit of a flagstaff or a masthead, having holes in it for reeving halyards through.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A freight car.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A frame on low wheels or rollers; -- used for various purposes, as for a movable support for heavy bodies.  [1913 Webster]
  •  a motorized vehicle larger than an automobile with a compartment in front for the driver, behind which is a separate compartment for freight;  [PJC]
truckv. t. 
     To transport on a truck or trucks.  [1913 Webster]
truckv. t. [OE. trukken,F. troquer; akin to Sp. & Pg. trocar; of uncertain origin.].
     To exchange; to give in exchange; to barter; as, to truck knives for gold dust.  [1913 Webster]
    "We will begin by supposing the international trade to be in form, what it always is in reality, an actual trucking of one commodity against another."  [1913 Webster]
truckv. i. 
     To exchange commodities; to barter; to trade; to deal.  [1913 Webster]
    "A master of a ship, who deceived them under color of trucking with them."  [1913 Webster]
    "Despotism itself is obliged to truck and huckster."  [1913 Webster]
    "To truck and higgle for a private good."  [1913 Webster]
truckn. [Cf. F. troc.].
  •  Exchange of commodities; barter.  Hakluyt.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Commodities appropriate for barter, or for small trade; small commodities; esp., in the United States, garden vegetables raised for the market.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The practice of paying wages in goods instead of money; -- called also truck system.  [1913 Webster]
Garden truck, vegetables raised for market. [Colloq.] [U. S.] -- Truck farming, raising vegetables for market: market gardening. [Colloq. U. S.]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

truck, n. & v.
--n.
1 Brit. an open railway wagon for carrying freight.
2 esp. US a vehicle for carrying heavy goods; a lorry.
3 a vehicle for transporting troops, supplies, etc.
4 a railway bogie.
5 a wheeled stand for transporting goods.
6 a Naut. a wooden disc at the top of a mast with holes for halyards. b a small solid wheel.
--v.
1 tr. convey on or in a truck.
2 intr. US drive a truck.
3 intr. US sl. proceed; go, stroll.

Derivative
truckage n.
truck, n. & v.
--n.
1 dealings; exchange, barter.
2 small wares.
3 US market-garden produce (truck farm).
4 colloq. odds and ends.
5 hist. the payment of workers in kind.
--v.tr. & intr. archaic barter, exchange.

Idiom
have no truck with avoid dealing with.
Etymology
ME f. OF troquer (unrecorded) = trocare, of unkn. orig.

THESAURUS

truck

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 sell, caboose, camion, camper, canned goods, car, carriage, carryall, cart, chair car, change, clamjamfry, coach, coal car, commerce, commercial affairs, commercial relations, commodities, communication, communion, congress, connection, contact, conversation, converse, correspondence, covered waggon, day coach, deal, dealing, dealings, debris, delivery truck, diner, dinghy, dining car, do business, dolly, drawing room, dray, duck, dump truck, dust, exchange, fair trade, ferry, flat, flatcar, float, food items, free trade, freighter, give in exchange, gondola, goods, green goods, groceries, grocery, handle, haul, have truck with, horse-trade, industry, information, interaction, interchange, intercommunication, intercommunion, intercourse, interplay, junk, lighter, linguistic intercourse, litter, local, lorry, luggage van, lumber, mail car, mail van, market, marketing, mercantile business, merchandise, merchantry, message, motor truck, moving van, multilateral trade, odds and ends, packaged goods, palace car, panel truck, parlor car, passenger car, peddle, pickup, produce, raff, raft, railroad truck, railway car, reciprocal trade, reefer, refrigerator car, refrigerator truck, reply, response, restraint of trade, retail, riffraff, roomette, rubbish, rubble, scrap, sedan delivery truck, semi, semitrailer, ship, shoddy, six-by-six, sled, sledge, sleeper, small business, smoker, smoking car, social intercourse, social relations, speaking, speech, speech circuit, speech situation, stake truck, stock, stockcar, stuff, sundries, swap, swap horses, switch, take in exchange, talking, tank, telepathy, tender, the business world, the marketplace, tinned goods, touch, tractor, tractor trailer, tractor truck, trade, trade in, trade off, trade sight unseen, traffic, trailer truck, transaction, transfer, trash, truck trailer, two-way communication, unilateral trade, van, waggon, wagon, wares, wheelbarrow

ROGET THESAURUS

truck

Barter

VB barter, exchange, swap, swop, truck, scorse, interchange, commutate, compound for, trade, traffic, buy and sell, give and take, nundinate, carry on a trade, ply a trade, drive a trade, be in business, be in the city, keep a shop, deal in, employ one's capital in, trade with, deal with, have dealings with, transact business with, do business with, open an account with, keep an account with, bargain, drive a bargain, make a bargain, negotiate, bid for, haggle, higgle, dicker, chaffer, huckster, cheapen, beat down, stickle, stickle for, out bid, under bid, ask, charge, strike a bargain, speculate, give a sprat to catch a herring, buy in the cheapest and sell in the dearest market, buy low and sell high, corner the market, rig the market, stag the market.

Summit

N summit, summity, top, peak, vertex, apex, zenith, pinnacle, acme, culmination, meridian, utmost height, ne plus utra, height, pitch, maximum, climax, culminating point, crowning point, turning point, turn of the tide, fountain head, water shed, water parting, sky, pole, tip, tip top, crest, crow's nest, cap, truck, nib, end, crown, brow, head, nob, noddle, pate, capsheaf, high places, heights, topgallant mast, sky scraper, quarter deck, hurricane deck, architrave, frieze, cornice, coping stone, zoophorus, capital, epistyle, sconce, pediment, entablature, tympanum, ceiling, attic, loft, garret, house top, upper story, summit conference, summit, peak of achievement, peak of performance, peaks and troughs, peaks and valleys (in graphs), highest &c (high), top, top most, upper most, tiptop, culminating, meridian, meridional, capital, head, polar, supreme, supernal, topgallant, atop, at the top of the tree, en flute, fleur deau.

Vehicle

N vehicle, conveyance, carriage, caravan, van, common carrier, wagon, waggon, wain, dray, cart, lorry, truck, tram, cariole, carriole, limber, tumbrel, pontoon, barrow, wheel barrow, hand barrow, perambulator, Bath chair, wheel chair, sedan chair, chaise, palankeen, palanquin, litter, brancard, crate, hurdle, stretcher, ambulance, black Maria, conestoga wagon, conestoga wain, jinrikisha, ricksha, brett, dearborn, dump cart, hack, hackery, jigger, kittereen, mailstate, manomotor, rig, rockaway, prairie schooner, shay, sloven, team, tonga, wheel, hobbyhorse, go-cart, cycle, bicycle, bike, two-wheeler, tricycle, velocipede, quadricycle, equipage, turn-out, coach, chariot, phaeton, break, mail phaeton, wagonette, drag, curricle, tilbury, whisky, landau, barouche, victoria, brougham, clarence, calash, caleche, britzka, araba, kibitka, berlin, sulky, desobligeant, sociable, vis-a-vis, dormeuse, jaunting car, outside car, dandi, doolie, dooly, munchil, palki, roller skates, skate, runabout, ski, tonjon, vettura, post chaise, diligence, stage, stage coach, mail coach, hackney coach, glass coach, stage wagon, car, omnibus, fly, cabriolet, cab, hansom, shofle, four-wheeler, growler, droshki, drosky, dogcart, trap, whitechapel, buggy, four-in-hand, unicorn, random, tandem, shandredhan, char-a-bancs, motor car, automobile, limousine, car, auto, jalopy, clunker, lemon, flivver, coupe, sedan, two-door sedan, four-door sedan, luxury sedan, wheels, sports car, roadster, gran turismo, jeep, four-wheel drive vehicle, electric car, steamer, golf cart, electric wagon, taxicab, cab, taxicoach, checker cab, yellow cab, station wagon, family car, motorcycle, motor bike, side car, van, minivan, bus, minibus, microbus, truck, wagon, pick-up wagon, pick-up, tractor- trailer, road train, articulated vehicle, racing car, racer, hot rod, stock car, souped-up car, bob, bobsled, bobsleigh, cutter, double ripper, double runner, jumper, sled, sledge, sleigh, toboggan, train, accommodation train, passenger train, express trail, special train, corridor train, parliamentary train, luggage train, freight train, goods train, 1st class train, 2nd class train, 3rd class train, 1st class carriage, 2nd class carriage, 3rd class carriage, 1st class compartment, 2nd class compartment, 3rd class compartment, rolling stock, horse box, cattle truck, baggage car, express car, freight car, parlor car, dining car, Pullman car, sleeping car, sleeper, dome car, surface car, tram car, trolley car, box car, box wagon, horse car, bullet train, shinkansen, cannonball, the Wabash cannonball, lightning express, luggage van, mail, mail car, mail van, shovel, spool, spatula, ladle, hod, hoe, spade, spaddle, loy, spud, pitchfork, post hole digger, tractor, steamshovel, backhoe, fork lift, earth mover, dump truck, bulldozer, grader, caterpillar, trench digger, steamroller, pile driver, crane, wrecking crane, vehicle, conveyance, carriage, caravan, van, common carrier, wagon, waggon, wain, dray, cart, lorry, truck, tram, cariole, carriole, limber, tumbrel, pontoon, barrow, wheel barrow, hand barrow, perambulator, Bath chair, wheel chair, sedan chair, chaise, palankeen, palanquin, litter, brancard, crate, hurdle, stretcher, ambulance, black Maria, conestoga wagon, conestoga wain, jinrikisha, ricksha, brett, dearborn, dump cart, hack, hackery, jigger, kittereen, mailstate, manomotor, rig, rockaway, prairie schooner, shay, sloven, team, tonga, wheel, hobbyhorse, go-cart, cycle, bicycle, bike, two-wheeler, tricycle, velocipede, quadricycle, equipage, turn-out, coach, chariot, phaeton, break, mail phaeton, wagonette, drag, curricle, tilbury, whisky, landau, barouche, victoria, brougham, clarence, calash, caleche, britzka, araba, kibitka, berlin, sulky, desobligeant, sociable, vis-a-vis, dormeuse, jaunting car, outside car, dandi, doolie, dooly, munchil, palki, roller skates, skate, runabout, ski, tonjon, vettura, post chaise, diligence, stage, stage coach, mail coach, hackney coach, glass coach, stage wagon, car, omnibus, fly, cabriolet, cab, hansom, shofle, four-wheeler, growler, droshki, drosky, dogcart, trap, whitechapel, buggy, four-in-hand, unicorn, random, tandem, shandredhan, char-a-bancs, motor car, automobile, limousine, car, auto, jalopy, clunker, lemon, flivver, coupe, sedan, two-door sedan, four-door sedan, luxury sedan, wheels, sports car, roadster, gran turismo, jeep, four-wheel drive vehicle, electric car, steamer, golf cart, electric wagon, taxicab, cab, taxicoach, checker cab, yellow cab, station wagon, family car, motorcycle, motor bike, side car, van, minivan, bus, minibus, microbus, truck, wagon, pick-up wagon, pick-up, tractor- trailer, road train, articulated vehicle, racing car, racer, hot rod, stock car, souped-up car, bob, bobsled, bobsleigh, cutter, double ripper, double runner, jumper, sled, sledge, sleigh, toboggan, train, accommodation train, passenger train, express trail, special train, corridor train, parliamentary train, luggage train, freight train, goods train, 1st class train, 2nd class train, 3rd class train, 1st class carriage, 2nd class carriage, 3rd class carriage, 1st class compartment, 2nd class compartment, 3rd class compartment, rolling stock, horse box, cattle truck, baggage car, express car, freight car, parlor car, dining car, Pullman car, sleeping car, sleeper, dome car, surface car, tram car, trolley car, box car, box wagon, horse car, bullet train, shinkansen, cannonball, the Wabash cannonball, lightning express, luggage van, mail, mail car, mail van, shovel, spool, spatula, ladle, hod, hoe, spade, spaddle, loy, spud, pitchfork, post hole digger, tractor, steamshovel, backhoe, fork lift, earth mover, dump truck, bulldozer, grader, caterpillar, trench digger, steamroller, pile driver, crane, wrecking crane.


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