lorry lorry  /ˈlɔ ri/


  1. (n) a large low horse-drawn wagon without sides
  2. (n) a large truck designed to carry heavy loads; usually without sides


  1. Soon they overtook a lorry convoy, which had halted to remove some anti-tank blocks.
  2. In another area German lorry drivers piled their trucks full of Italians and, without escort, drove them up the coast road to British rear bases.
  3. Carcasses from the ongoing cull of around 2,600 birds, including ducks and geese, are loaded into a container lorry for disposal, near Diss, Norfolk, England.


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  1. Megson said: "I've seen it and it obviously wasn't a penalty. We have no complaints about the second penalty but we have a lorry-load of complaints about the first one."
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