Lorry Definition for the Freight Industry presented by Apparel Search 

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A lorry is an expression for

  1. a truck
  2. an open railroad car with a tipping trough, often found in mines
  3. The word originally meant a sort of heavy horsedrawn wagon. This is an obsolete usage.

The word may have originated as the personal name "Laurie", which is short for "Lawrence".

The above article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lorry).  Definition modified by Apparel Search 6/4/05.

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