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n.1.A small cart or wagon moving on rails, as those used on the tramways in mines to carry coal or rubbish; also, a barrow or truck for shifting baggage, as at railway stations.
2.A motorized wheeled land vehicle, esp. a large one, with a cab for the driver and a separate rear compartment for transporting freight; called truck in the U. S.
3.a large low horse-drawn wagon without sides.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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I took with me Robert Lorrie, assistant to the Fiscal.
Finding there was no moving him by fair means, I took his chair and pulled it away, while Robert Lorrie laid hold of the table and carried it to the other end of the room.
"Having locked the door, so as to prevent any further intrusion, I joined Robert Lorrie in examining the bedside table.
This concluded the evidence of Schoolcraft and Lorrie. It was not shaken on cross-examination, and it was plainly unfavorable to the prisoner.
Lorrie White who runs the Caledonian Cheesecake Company alongside her sister Kelly White are no strangers to success either, having won the Best Scottish Food Produce title at the Food Awards Scotland 2018.
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Actress Lorrie Brown returns to Shrewsbury later this year with her show Sincerely Yours - a tribute to Vera Lynn.
Kaneland District 302 students and teachers are mourning the death of teacher Lorrie Luckinbill-Hamblen.
Lorrie Forsyth, the head of the centre which is located in the grounds of Monklands Hospital, said: "It was wonderful to welcome local politicians including Hugh Gaffney MP and Margaret Mitchell MSP to the centre on world cancer day.
Social Lorrie befriends tortuously shy Sylvie when her family moves to her grandfather's distillery after he is injured in an accident.
The cat, who they had called Lorrie, was taken into the sanctuary on the same day.