- Exchange of commodities; barter. - Commodities appropriate for barter, or for small trade;
small commodities; esp., in the United States, garden vegetables raised
for the market. - The practice of paying wages in goods instead of money; --
called also truck system.
2. Truck [v. i.]
- A small wheel, as of a vehicle; specifically (Ord.), a
small strong wheel, as of wood or iron, for a gun carriage. - A low, wheeled vehicle or barrow for carrying goods,
stone, and other heavy articles. - A swiveling carriage, consisting of a frame with one or
more pairs of wheels and the necessary boxes, springs, etc., to carry
and guide one end of a locomotive or a car; -- sometimes called bogie
in England. Trucks usually have four or six wheels. - A small wooden cap at the summit of a flagstaff or a
masthead, having holes in it for reeving halyards through. - A small piece of wood, usually cylindrical or
disk-shaped, used for various purposes. - A freight car. - A frame on low wheels or rollers; -- used for various
purposes, as for a movable support for heavy bodies. - To exchange commodities; to barter; to trade; to deal.
3. Truck [v. t.]
- To transport on a truck or trucks. - To exchange; to give in exchange; to barter; as, to truck
knives for gold dust.