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motor truck

or mo·tor·truck

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noun
  1. truck1(def 1).
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Origin of motor truck

First recorded in 1915–20
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • It had twenty cases of a superior brew brought in by motor-truck.

    The Ambulance Made Two Trips

    William Fitzgerald Jenkins

  • They can be made profitable, even against the inroads of the motor-truck.

    Our Railroads To-Morrow

    Edward Hungerford

  • Count that, if you please, to the credit of the motor-truck in terminal service.

    Our Railroads To-Morrow

    Edward Hungerford

  • In their place the motor-truck has shown its ubiquitous self.

    Our Railroads To-Morrow

    Edward Hungerford

  • When the smoke and dust had cleared away, the motor-truck had disappeared.