noun, plural lor·ries.
Origin of lorry
Examples from the Web for 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?|Tauriq Moosa|April 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The lorry hit him so hard he was dead by the time the nearside front wheels rolled over his neck.
How I admire the gallantry of your youthful spirit, Mr. Lorry.
Mr. Lorry readily engaged for that, and the conference was ended.
On reaching the end of the lorry, the barrels spread themselves sideways, crushing the knees of the sitters.Poor Folk in Spain|Jan Gordon
After about ten minutes our stretchers were hauled out of the lorry.Attack|Edward G. D. Liveing
So the father and daughter and Mr. Lorry journeyed back to Lucie's home in London.Tales from Dickens|Charles Dickens and Hallie Erminie Rives
British Dictionary definitions for lorry
noun plural -ries
Word Origin for lorry
Word Origin and History 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.