What's the origin of the phrase 'Have no truck with'?

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What's the origin of the phrase 'Have no truck with'?

Post by Pete » Tue Nov 13, 2018 8:14 am

We are all familiar with trucks as carts and road vehicles, but that's not what's being referred to in 'have no truck with'. This 'truck' is the early French word 'troque', which meant 'an exchange; a barter' and came into Middle English as 'truke'.
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