stake body

noun

Definition of stake body

: an open motortruck body consisting of a platform with upright sticks inserted along the outside edges to retain a load

First Known Use of stake body

1907, in the meaning defined above

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“Stake body.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stake%20body. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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