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hand truck

noun
1.
truck1 (def 3).
Origin of hand truck
1915-1920
1915-20
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  • It was a feller who was wheeling out a hand truck loaded with boxes from the shipping department.

    Danny's Own Story Don Marquis
  • For miles and miles we see on every hand truck farms or market gardens.

    How We are Fed James Franklin Chamberlain
  • Previously one man with a hand truck had moved the packages very nicely, and had a lot of time left over for other duties.

    The Knack of Managing Lewis K. Urquhart and Herbert Watson
  • Rick found a hand truck, loaded on the supplies, and went back to his shed.

    The Scarlet Lake Mystery Harold Leland Goodwin
  • Standing near was a hand truck used in the manipulation of small freight.

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