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[hand-kahrt] /ˈhændˌkɑrt/
a small cart drawn or pushed by hand.
Origin of handcart
1630-40; hand + cart Unabridged
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Examples from the web for handcart
  • Often a small truck was pulled up at the curb with pianos being loaded or unloaded and trundled into the shop on a handcart.
  • The handcart trek was an exalting ordeal for body and spirit and required spiritual stamina to complete.
  • Required of those who offer merchandise for sale from a wagon, handcart, pushcart or stand.
  • Campers are welcome to bring their own non-motorized handcart or wheel barrel.
  • The suspects during the burglary removed several firearms, handcart, flashlight and a duffle bag.
  • All supplies should be unloaded in the parking lot and transported to the garden area via handcart, wheelbarrow or other device.
British Dictionary definitions for handcart


a simple cart, usually with one or two wheels, pushed or drawn by hand
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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