noun, plural lor·ries.
Origin of lorry
Examples from the Web for lorry
Contemporary Examples of lorry
“I sincerely hope this woman is flattened by a lorry,” prays another.When Fame Is the Reason for Abortion, Does That Make It Wrong?
April 30, 2014
The lorry hit him so hard he was dead by the time the nearside front wheels rolled over his neck.Alastair Campbell: I Planned My Suicide
March 27, 2014
Historical Examples of lorry
When Mr. Lorry had finished his breakfast, he went out for a stroll on the beach.
Mr. Lorry did so, and they went down-stairs and out in the streets.
He sat down in a chair on the hearth, over against Mr. Lorry.
Mr. Lorry saw that they understood one another, and proceeded.
"A solitary old bachelor," answered Mr. Lorry, shaking his head.
noun plural -ries
Word Origin for lorry
"a truck; a long, flat wagon," 1838, British railroad word, probably from verb lurry "to pull, tug" (1570s), of uncertain origin. Meaning "large motor vehicle for carrying goods" is first attested 1911.