a person or thing that wrecks
a person, car, or train employed in removing wreckage, debris, etc., as from railroad tracks.
3. Also called tow car, tow truck.
a vehicle equipped with a mechanical apparatus for hoisting and pulling, used to tow wrecked
, disabled, or stalled automobiles.
4. Also called housewrecker.
a person whose business it is to demolish and remove houses or other buildings, as in clearing sites for other use.
a person or vessel employed in recovering salvage from wrecked
or disabled vessels.
a person who plunders wrecks
, especially after exhibiting false signals in order to cause shipwrecks.