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truckman

[truhk-muh n] /ˈtrʌk mən/
noun, plural truckmen.
1.
a truckdriver.
2.
a person who is in the business of trucking goods, produce, etc.
Origin of truckman
1780-1790
An Americanism dating back to 1780-90; truck1 + -man
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  • "You'll have some kind of bad luck," declared the truckman, as he prepared to go.

    Frank Merriwell's Cruise Burt L. Standish
  • "You can do some odd jobs for me some time," said the truckman to Louis Thompson.

    Randy of the River Horatio Alger Jr.
  • You may drive him to Chicago, and use him in recovering your horse from the truckman.

    The Young Surveyor; J. T. Trowbridge
  • Got em on, but thats all the good it does, responded the truckman.

  • Hed better get out of the way, said the truckman grimly, in a low voice.

  • A truckman on top of a dray looked down and probably caught him smiling to himself, grinned, and shouted, "How goes it?"

    The Debatable Land Arthur Colton
  • I shall want that, and I ought to have a witness besides, to make the truckman hear to reason.

    The Young Surveyor; J. T. Trowbridge
  • "I'll attend to our truckman's little matter when I come back," he said, and hurried away.

    The Young Surveyor; J. T. Trowbridge
  • Salim was in despair because this Haleema had chosen to wed Jimmie Brady, 67 the truckman.

    Every Man for Himself Norman Duncan
  • The truckman was bracing himself in his seat, with his foot on the brake, trying his best to check the speed of the big wagon.

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