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moving van

  1. a large truck or trailer used for transporting furnishings from one residence or office to another.
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Origin of moving van

An Americanism dating back to 1895–1900
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for moving van

Historical Examples

  • A hole as big as a moving-van burned into the road at one place.

    World's War Events, Vol. I


  • Through that hole in her game laws any game-dealer can drive a moving-van!

    Our Vanishing Wild Life

    William T. Hornaday

  • So I started to pile things on the overturned table, until it looked like a moving-van ready for a May-Day migration.

    The Prairie Wife

    Arthur Stringer