truckmaster

noun
truck·​mas·​ter | \ ˈtrək-ˌma-stər How to pronounce truckmaster (audio) \

Definition of truckmaster

archaic
: an officer in charge of trade with American Indians especially among the early settlers

First Known Use of truckmaster

1637, in the meaning defined above

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“Truckmaster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/truckmaster. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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