TRUCK, verb intransitive [Latin trochus, a round thing; Eng. truck ] To exchange commodities; to barter. Our traders truck with the Indians, giving them whiskey and trinkets for skins. [Truck is now vulgar.]
TRUCK, verb transitive To exchange; to give in exchange; to barter; as, to truck knives for gold dust. [Vulgar.]
TRUCK, noun Permutation; exchange of commodities; barter.
1. A small wooden wheel not bound with iron; a cylinder.
2. A small wheel; hence trucks, a low carriage for carrying goods, stone, etc. Indeed this kind of carriage is often called a truck in the singular.