hand·​bar·​row ˈhan(d)-ˌber-(ˌ)ō How to pronounce handbarrow (audio)
: a flat rectangular frame with handles at both ends that is carried by two persons

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of handbarrow was in the 15th century

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“Handbarrow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/handbarrow. Accessed 29 May. 2023.

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