truckie


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truckie

(ˈtrʌkɪ)
n
informal Austral a truck driver
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Titles provide the backstory, in informal language: 'Gary's old Morris packed up' and he was arrested on a vagrancy charge, while Jack was left by 'his truckie mate' after a big night in the town on his way to Newcastle.
The rescued waif, Henry, a tiny "rescue dog" puppy with a gammy leg, found at a squalid cesspit near a truckie stop in Saar more than a year ago, and the subject of letters and columns in the GDN, has at last found a home.
Tipping the scales at 31st, the truckie would stop at garages for food on the go.
The backing for McGhee began to grow more audible and, taking a lead from the truckie, an insightful taxi driver stopped to give his righteous opinion.
Perth-based former roofer and truckie Renae Wauhop explained why she chose to ditch the road and enter the beauty contest.
Holly/Solace introduces us to an interesting cast of supporting characters: from her previous life at secure unit Templeton House, her beloved Miko 'pronounced my-co', mates Grace and Trim, foster parents Ray and Fiona--'the kind of person who dresses poorer than she is and saves the whales'--and, on the road, from Oxford student Chloe to vegan truckie Phil.
The child wrapped it in a baby blanket, cuddled it and cooed: "Don't worry, little truckie, everything will be all right."
The new rig--to use truckie talk--is a Daf LF55 E18 cab chassis, and the pantec was also built by SVM.
And Blakemore is brimming with confidence that his paint-sprayer, carpet-layer, three plumbers, teacher, road-digger and stripping truckie will give the Coca-Cola League One side the fright of their lives.
The charming gentleman behind the makeshift desk looked out from underneath his oil-stained truckie cap and informed us that the next plane was the following day at around midday.