Where Brown prizes his GMC Canyon pickup, Baker prefers a minivan.
Byrd was a 49-year-old black man walking home from a party when three white men in a Ford pickup offered him a ride.
That includes a bridge, forest, a coach bus, pumphouses, a rock-crusher house, and a pickup truck.
“I drive a Mustang and a Chevy pickup truck,” the candidate said.
Leon nodded to an old Japanese pickup wedged between two cars across the lot.
Ted got grimly back into the pickup and started down the road.
Barney climbed into the pickup and drove it around to the tractor shed.
Ted heard Loring Blade start his pickup and watched the red taillight bobbing down their driveway.
She felt a slight lurch as the pickup left the hub of the Guardian Wheel.
A few minutes later, Hetty in the pickup disappeared behind a hot swirl of yellow dust.
also pick-up, "that which is picked up," 1848; see pick up (v.). As "act of picking up" from 1882. Meaning "capacity for acceleration" is from 1909; that of "recovery" is from 1916. In reference to a game between informal teams chosen on the spot, from 1905 (as an adjective in this sense by 1936).
Meaning "small truck used for light loads," 1937, is shortened from pickup truck (pickup body is attested from 1928). The notion probably being of a vehicle for use to "pick up" (feed, lumber, etc.) and deliver it where it was needed.