handcar

noun
hand·​car | \ ˈhan(d)-ˌkär How to pronounce handcar (audio) \

Definition of handcar

: a small four-wheeled railroad car propelled by a hand-operated mechanism or by a small motor

First Known Use of handcar

1833, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of handcar was in 1833

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“Handcar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/handcar. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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handcar

noun
hand·​car | \ ˈhand-ˌkär How to pronounce handcar (audio) \

Kids Definition of handcar

: a small railroad car that is made to move by hand or by a small motor

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