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shaker

shaker  n.— «Joseph had been working since the spring for Bestway Disposal Services of Epping, where he took well to his job and his co-workers. He was employed as a “shaker,” the term for the person who works the back of the...

tote a note

tote a note  v. phr.— «Robinson and Hancock, who owns his own tow truck and is self-employed, accompany each other as much as possible for an extra measure of safety. Many of the cars they pick up are for “tote-a-note” lots...

jump truck

jump truck  n.— «The workday for a Chicago area Good Humor man back in 1969 began at one central location with 175 men, each dressed in white, climbing into 175 identical white trucks, and going out on their routes. The open air trucks...

catty-wumper

catty-wumper  adj.— «Leaning against his 50-year-old pickup truck last week, Mr. Vorpahl explained some Bonac terms. If his chicken coop lets the raccoons in, something is out of whack, or “catty-wumper.” The pound trap is so named, he...

dualy

dualy  n.— «’73 Chevy “Big Dualy”…Here is the camper truck equipped to do the job.…dual wheels.» —“913 Trucks, Tractors” San Mateo Times (California) Jan. 22, 1973. (source: Double...

dualie

dualie  n.— «Purchase a “dualie,” a large, four-door, luxury pick-up truck which features a set of dual wheels on the rear axle.» —“Simple Pleasures: the Ten-Minute Play, Overnight Theatre, and the Decline of the Art of...