from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A truck or car so constructed that by tipping the body on the frame the contents can be dumped. The body may either tip lengthwise, and toward the rear, as in horse-drawn trucks for bricks and other building material, or sidewise, as in trucks which are run on rails and handled in trains by a motor.


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  • "I lost the holiday cottages but rather than just sitting back I bought a tip-truck and a Bobcat to be involved in the clean up," Mr Ross told AAP.

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  • But 55-year-old Mr Ross was not to be beaten and sunk $100,000 into a tip-truck and Bobcat and, along with fellow local Bruce Ackerman, have been clearing the streets, gutters and driveways of debris caused by the fire. | Top Stories


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