Etymology
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lorry (n.)

"a truck; a long wagon with a flat bed and four wheels," 1838, British railroad word, probably from verb lurry "to pull, tug" (1570s), which is of uncertain origin. Meaning "large motor vehicle for carrying goods on roads" (equivalent of U.S. truck (n.1)) is first attested 1911.

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Definitions of lorry

lorry (n.)
a large low horse-drawn wagon without sides;
lorry (n.)
a large truck designed to carry heavy loads; usually without sides;
Synonyms: camion
From wordnet.princeton.edu