Putco, noun

Forms:
Also PUTCO.
Origin:
Acronym formed on Public Utility Transport Corporation.
A large bus company transporting black commuters in the Transvaal provinces and in KwaZulu-Natal. Also attributive. See also green mamba sense (b), mamba sense 2.
1952 Drum July 33About ten years ago, the PUTCO bought over the Alexandra bus route...A month ago..a well-known transport man..sold his business to PUTCO, which runs some 27 routes on the Reef and in Pretoria.
1994 [see azikhwelwa].
A large bus company transporting black commuters in the Transvaal provinces and in KwaZulu-Natal. Also attributive.

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