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 for truck system
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Truck \Truck\, n. [Cf. F. troc.]
     1. Exchange of commodities; barter. --Hakluyt.
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     2. Commodities appropriate for barter, or for small trade;
        small commodities; esp., in the United States, garden
        vegetables raised for the market. [Colloq.]
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     3. The practice of paying wages in goods instead of money; --
        called also truck system.
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     Garden truck, vegetables raised for market. [Colloq.] [U.
     Truck farming, raising vegetables for market: market
        gardening. [Colloq. U. S.]
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