(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. wheelbarrow, pushcart, tumbrel; see cart , vehicle 1 , wagon .

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  • Handcart — Hand cart , n. A cart drawn or pushed by hand. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • handcart — [hand′kärt΄] n. a small cart, often with only two wheels, pulled or pushed by hand …   English World dictionary

  • handcart — UK [ˈhændˌkɑː(r)t] / US [ˈhændˌkɑrt] noun [countable] Word forms handcart : singular handcart plural handcarts a type of cart that is designed to be pushed by a person …   English dictionary

  • handcart — [[t]hæ̱ndkɑː(r)t[/t]] handcarts also hand cart N COUNT A handcart is a small cart with two wheels which is pushed or pulled along and is used for transporting goods. Syn: barrow …   English dictionary

  • handcart — /ˈhændkat/ (say handkaht) noun 1. a small cart drawn or pushed by hand. –phrase 2. go to hell in a handcart, to be heading ultimately towards ruin or destruction. {Phrase Origin: originally a US phrase relying on the alliteration for effect} …   Australian English dictionary

  • handcart — noun Date: 1640 a cart drawn or pushed by hand …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • handcart — /hand kahrt /, n. a small cart drawn or pushed by hand. [1630 40; HAND + CART] * * * …   Universalium

  • handcart — noun A cart designed to be pulled or pushed by hand (as opposed to with a beast of burden.) Vendors were selling sunglasses, bagged snacks, and sundry other items from handcarts in the square …   Wiktionary

  • handcart — hand|cart [ˈhændka:t US ka:rt] n a small vehicle that you push or pull by hand and use for carrying goods …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • handcart — hand|cart [ hænd,kart ] noun count a type of CART that is designed to be pushed by a person …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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