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flatbed

[flat-bed] /ˈflætˌbɛd/
noun
1.
Also called flatbed trailer, flatbed truck. a truck or trailer having an open body in the form of a platform without sides or stakes.
Compare stake truck.
Origin of flatbed
1870-1875
1870-75, for an earlier sense; flat1 + bed
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  • The two horses pulling the wagon, a flatbed with railed sides, halted at the creek.

    Shaman Robert Shea

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