Definition of Handbarrow

1. Noun. A rectangular frame with handles at both ends; carried by two people.

Generic synonyms: Framework
Terms within: Grip, Handgrip, Handle, Hold



Definition of Handbarrow

1. n. A frame or barrow, without a wheel, carried by hand.

Definition of Handbarrow

1. Noun. frame, supported by poles, used for carrying things ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Handbarrow

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Handbarrow

handax
handaxes
handbag
handbagged
handbagging
handbagless
handbags
handbags at dawn
handball court
handballed
handballer
handballers
handbarrow (current term)
handbarrows
handbasin
handbasket
handbaskets
handbell
handbells
handbike
handbikes
handbill
handbills
handblocked
handblown
handbook
handbooks

Literary usage of Handbarrow

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1. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1856)
"The plough, or scraper, serves as the foot of the handbarrow. ... This part, as well as the body, being removed, there remains the handbarrow, which, ..."

2. The Trackman's Helper: A Handbook for Track Foremen, Supervisors and Engineers by Joseph Kindelan (1917)
"For use with each screen is provided a galvanized iron handbarrow which is so formed that it fits exactly upon the horizontal legs when in use on the berm, ..."

3. Plunkett's Australian Magistrate by John Hubert Plunkett, William Hattam Wilkinson (1860)
"... permitting, or suffering to be set out, laid, or placed, any coach, cart, wain, waggon, dray, wheelbarrow, handbarrow, sledge, truck, or other carriage, ..."

4. The Ordnance Manual for the Use of Officers of the United States Army by United States Army. Ordnance Dept (1850)
"... casemate and rampart, as may be required, according to the extent of the fort—Screw Jacks—Capstans—Lever Jacks—Wheelbarrows, 1 to each piece—handbarrow, ..."

5. The Metropolis Local Management Acts: To which is Added an Appendix by Great Britain, Edmund Humphrey Woolrych (1880)
"... but otherwise such person or persons shall cause the stall board, basket, cask, goods, coach, cart, wain, waggon, dray, wheelbarrow, handbarrow, sledge, ..."

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