Tipcart
Tipcart Tip"cart`, n. A cart so constructed that the body can be easily tipped, in order to dump the load. [1913 Webster]

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  • tipcart — noun Date: circa 1877 a cart whose body can be tipped on the frame to empty its contents …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tipcart — /tip kahrt /, n. a cart with a body that can be tipped or tilted to empty it of its contents. [1875 80; TIP2 + CART] * * * …   Universalium

  • tipcart — tip•cart [[t]ˈtɪpˌkɑrt[/t]] n. a cart with a body that can be tilted to empty the contents • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • tipcart — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: tip (III) + cart : a cart whose body can be tipped on the frame to empty its contents * * * /tip kahrt /, n. a cart with a body that can be tipped or tilted to empty it of its contents. [1875 80; TIP2 + CART] …   Useful english dictionary

  • tilt cart — noun : a cart having a body that can be tilted for emptying * * * tilt cart, = tipcart. (Cf. ↑tipcart) …   Useful english dictionary

  • tumbrel — or tumbril noun Etymology: Middle English tomrel, from Old French (tomberel, from tomber to tumble, perhaps of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German tūmōn to reel more at tumble Date: 14th century 1. a farm tipcart 2. a vehicle carrying… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Cucking stool — Ducking stool at Leominster. Last used in 1809 …   Wikipedia

  • Cornelius Shea — Born September 17, 1872(1872 09 17) Cambridge, Massachusetts, US Died January 12, 1929(1929 01 1 …   Wikipedia

  • cart — n 1. handcart, truck, handtruck, pushcart, wagon, dray; dumpcart, tipcart, barrow, handbarrow, wheelbarrow; carriage, tilbury, buggy, tumbrel, gig, dogcart, curricle, Chiefly Brit. trap. v 2. transport, convey, carry, bear, portage; dray, haul,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • wagon — n carriage, tilbury, buggy, tumbrel, gig, dogcart, curricle, Chiefly Brit. trap; dumpcart, tipcart, barrow, handbarrow, wheelbarrow; handcart, truck, handtruck, pushcart, dart, dray …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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