Water got trucked in, and CNN arrived on the scene, creating a national embarrassment for normally boastful Texas officials.
At least one Texas town ran out of water completely and had to have it trucked in.
These are then trucked north through Egypt, across the Sinai, and into Gaza—a distance of over 1,500 kilometers.
“We are trucked in there just to give some dignity to the occasion,” Scalia said.
They were cut in Illinois and trucked to Indiana to be manufactured into veneer and lumber.
The stuff had first to be broken on the surface, then sent below, trucked along the drives, and finally shoveled into place.
Remember when we trucked her up from the freight station and dumped her in three year ago?
We dismantled the airplane and trucked it back to the airport where it sat in a state of neglect for some time.
That evening eight thousand books had been trucked into the department to be stowed away on or under tables and shelves.
The rocket stages were trucked to the firing pad assigned to the project and the staff vanished from next door.
"vehicle," 1610s, "small wheel" (especially one on which the carriages of a ship's guns were mounted), probably from Latin trochus "iron hoop," from Greek trokhos "wheel," from trekhein "to run" (see truckle (n.)). Sense extended to "cart for carrying heavy loads" (1774), then in American English to "motor vehicle for carrying heavy loads" (1913), a shortened form of motor truck in this sense (1901).
There have also been lost to the enemy 6,200 guns, 2,550 tanks and 70,000 trucks, which is the American name for lorries, and which, I understand, has been adopted by the combined staffs in North-West Africa in exchange for the use of the word petrol in place of gasolene. [Winston Churchill, address to joint session of U.S. Congress, May 19, 1943]Truck stop is attested from 1956.
"to exchange, barter," early 13c., from Old North French troquer "to barter, exchange," from Medieval Latin trocare "barter," of unknown origin. Rare before 1580. Sense of "have dealings with" is first recorded 1610s. The noun is first recorded 1550s, "act or practice of barter." Sense of "vegetables raised for market" is from 1784, preserved in truck farm (1866).
"to convey on a truck," 1809, from truck (n.). Verbal meaning "dance, move in a cool way," first attested 1935, from popular dance of that name in U.S., supposedly introduced at Cotton Club, 1933. Related: Trucked; trucking.