Other Word Forms of Lorry
Origin of Lorry
Origin obscure. Perhaps from English dialectal lurry (“to lug or pull about, drag"). Perhaps of North Germanic origin, related to Norwegian lurja, lorja, lerja (“wet, shapeless lump"), Norwegian lura (“cow-dung"), see lurt. Perhaps of Latin origin, related to French lourd (“heavy").
Perhaps akin to dialectal lurry to lug, haul
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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