handbarrow
noun Date: 15th century a flat rectangular frame with handles at both ends that is carried by two persons

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Handbarrow — Hand bar row (h[a^]nd b[a^]r r[ o]), n. A frame or barrow, without a wheel, carried by hand. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • handbarrow — [hand′bar΄ō] n. a large tray with handles at either end, for carrying loads …   English World dictionary

  • handbarrow — /hand bar oh/, n. 1. a frame with handles at each end by which it is carried. 2. a handcart. [1400 50; late ME handberwe. See HAND, BARROW1] * * * …   Universalium

  • handbarrow — noun A frame, supported by poles, used for carrying things …   Wiktionary

  • handbarrow — ‚hænd‚bærəʊ n. hand cart, wheelbarrow, small cart pushed or pulled by hand …   English contemporary dictionary

  • handbarrow — /ˈhændˌbæroʊ/ (say hand.baroh) noun 1. a frame with handles at each end by which it is carried. 2. → handcart …   Australian English dictionary

  • handbarrow — noun a rectangular frame with handles at both ends; carried by two people • Hypernyms: ↑framework • Part Meronyms: ↑handle, ↑grip, ↑handgrip, ↑hold …   Useful english dictionary

  • barrow — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. wheelbarrow, pushcart, handbarrow, handtruck, carriage, cart, dumpcart, rickshaw, jinrikisha; see also cart . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. handcart, pushcart, wheelbarrow, handbarrow …   English dictionary for students

  • Barrow — Bar row (b[a^]r r[ o]), n. [OE. barow, fr. AS. beran to bear. See {Bear} to support, and cf. {Bier}.] 1. A support having handles, and with or without a wheel, on which heavy or bulky things can be transported by hand. See {Handbarrow}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bier — Bier, n. [OE. b[ae]e, beere, AS. b?r, b?re; akin to D. baar, OHG. b[=a]ra, G. bahre, Icel barar, D? baare, L. feretrum, Gr. ?, from the same ?? bear to produce. See 1st {Bear}, and cf. {Barrow}.] 1. A handbarrow or portable frame on which a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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