teamster

[teem-ster]
noun
1.
a person who drives a team or a truck for hauling, especially as an occupation.
2.
a member of the Teamsters Union.

Origin:
1770–80, Americanism; team + -ster

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teamster (ˈtiːmstə)
 
n
1.  a driver of a team of horses used for haulage
2.  (US), (Canadian) the driver of a lorry

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teamster
"person who drives a team of horses" (especially in hauling freight), 1777, from team. Transf. to motor truck drivers by 1907.
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Example sentences
To prove he's not your everyday teamster, he starts out playing the harmonica and ends up twanging a lute.
The call of the king rail is often likened to the sound of a rider or teamster clucking to horses.
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