wheelbarrow

[hweel-bar-oh, weel-]
noun
1.
a frame or box for conveying a load, supported at one end by a wheel or wheels, and lifted and pushed at the other by two horizontal shafts.
verb (used with object)
2.
to move or convey in a wheelbarrow.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English; see wheel, barrow1

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wheelbarrow (ˈwiːlˌbærəʊ)
 
n
1.  a simple vehicle for carrying small loads, typically being an open container supported by a wheel at the front and two legs and two handles behind
 
vb
2.  (tr) to convey in a wheelbarrow

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wheelbarrow
mid-14c., from wheel + barrow (1).
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Example sentences
Once that does start flowing out of the bank vaults, get your wheelbarrow ready.
The wheelbarrow as lawn ornament doesn't have to be the gnome-driven variety.
He gives the example of a factory worker who at the end of each day leaves the
  factory with an empty wheelbarrow.
Dumps mixed materials that form base or top surface of terrazzo into prepared
  installation site using wheelbarrow.
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