flat-bed truck

flatbed

[flat-bed]
noun
1.
Also called flatbed trailer, flatbed truck. a truck or trailer having an open body in the form of a platform without sides or stakes. Compare stake truck.

Origin:
1870–75, for an earlier sense; flat1 + bed

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flatbed

noun
1. freight car without permanent sides or roof [syn: flatcar
2. an open truck bed or trailer with no sides; used to carry large heavy objects 
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