hand truck

noun

Definition of hand truck

: a small hand-propelled truck especially : truck entry 1 sense 1c

Examples of hand truck in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Later, two officials with duty belts and handcuffs came out of the home to get wheeled hand trucks, taking them inside. Jason Meisner, chicagotribune.com, "Federal agents raid Springfield, Cicero offices of Illinois Sen. Martin Sandoval, says source," 24 Sep. 2019 McGregor threw a hand truck through a bus window and left two fighters injured – and subsequently off that week’s event. Mma Junkie Staff, MMA Junkie, "Report: Conor McGregor investigated for second sexual assault allegation in Ireland," 19 Oct. 2019 Chairs and tables scattered throughout are Frankenstein’d; motorcycle wheels combine with mid-century tabletops, and hand trucks serve as the back to dinette chairs. Steff Yotka, Vogue, "“After the Apocalypse…Maybe You Try to Make a Wedding Dress”: Marine Serre Discusses Her Spring 2020 Collection," 16 Oct. 2019 The man who flagged down the truck, later identified as Lev, retrieved a hand truck from his rented Toyota 4Runner and began to load one of the services into the vehicle when police moved in. David Owens, courant.com, "California Man Charged In West Hartford Computer Scam Seeks Special Form Of Probation," 10 July 2018 McGregor appeared in video recorded during the fracas on Thursday to be throwing a hand truck that struck the window of a bus carrying fighters, including Saturday night lightweight title fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov, inside Barclays Center. Lance Pugmire, latimes.com, "Conor McGregor is on his way to court to face charges stemming from melee," 6 Apr. 2018 The man who flagged down the truck, later identified as Lev, retrieved a hand truck from his rented Toyota 4Runner and began to load one of the services into the vehicle when police moved in. David Owens, courant.com, "California Man Charged In West Hartford Computer Scam Seeks Special Form Of Probation," 10 July 2018 The man who flagged down the truck, later identified as Lev, retrieved a hand truck from his rented Toyota 4Runner and began to load one of the services into the vehicle when police moved in. David Owens, courant.com, "California Man Charged In West Hartford Computer Scam Seeks Special Form Of Probation," 10 July 2018 McGregor allegedly threw a guard rail and a hand truck at a bus carrying fighters, shattering the windows. Dan Gartland, SI.com, "Max Holloway ‘Unfit to Fight’ at UFC 223; Four Bouts Now Canceled," 6 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of hand truck

1920, in the meaning defined above

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“Hand truck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hand%20truck. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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