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[truhk-muh n] /ˈtrʌk mən/
noun, plural truckmen.
a truckdriver.
a person who is in the business of trucking goods, produce, etc.
Origin of truckman
An Americanism dating back to 1780-90; truck1 + -man Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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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
  • Got em on, but thats all the good it does, responded the truckman.

  • One day a truckman left his vehicle standing on the quay, with its back to the water.

    Redburn. His First Voyage Herman Melville
  • 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
  • "You can do some odd jobs for me some time," said the truckman to Louis Thompson.

    Randy of the River Horatio Alger Jr.
  • 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 could help him with the truckman, and mabbe find out what new trick he's up tew.

    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
  • You may drive him to Chicago, and use him in recovering your horse from the truckman.

    The Young Surveyor; J. T. Trowbridge
  • On the sudden cry of the truckman he sprang aside, tripped, and fell headlong against a large, square packing-case.

    The Young Railroaders Francis Lovell Coombs

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