a small cart drawn or pushed by hand.

1630–40; hand + cart

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handcart (ˈhændˌkɑːt)
a simple cart, usually with one or two wheels, pushed or drawn by hand

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Example sentences
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.
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