Definitions

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  • n. A vehicle used to tow away broken down vehicles.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a truck equipped to hoist and pull wrecked cars (or to remove cars from no-parking zones)

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Examples

  • The place was bristling with knives and guns, and a substantial portion of the clientele was made up of weird hustlers like the rough-trade queen who drove a tow truck around town lifting up people‚Äôs cars and waiting for them to rush out and bribe him to lower the wheels back to the asphalt and crackheads.

    CHASING the WHITE DOG

  • A tow truck pulling a wrecked car was sponsored by Buster's Collision Service, "Where We Meet by Accident."

    The Cat Who Went Underground

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