handcart

noun

hand·​cart ˈhan(d)-ˌkärt How to pronounce handcart (audio)
: a cart drawn or pushed by hand

Examples of handcart in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In fact, Nitta’s grandfather used to ride to Sanda – another famous Wagyu-breeding area in Hyogo – by bike with a handcart to pick up the produce himself. Cnn.com Wire Service, The Mercury News, 22 Jan. 2024 Another stooped to fill a handcart with rocks, then pushed it 70 yards along the watery shaft, back into the light. Gerry Shih, Washington Post, 24 May 2023 Where are the feelings of guilt and the sudden sadness faced with a little hill of fruit atop a handcart in a forgotten street? Robyn Creswell, The New York Review of Books, 13 May 2021 In fact, Nitta's grandfather used to ride to Sanda -- another famous Wagyu-breeding area in Hyogo -- by bike with a handcart to pick up the produce himself. Maggie Hiufu Wong and Tetsu Sukegawa, CNN, 14 Nov. 2022 The footage showed a man prosecutors identified as Sterling coming and going, using a handcart to drag a large object under a blanket through the garage doors. Keith L. Alexander, Washington Post, 3 Oct. 2022 Surveillance video allegedly showed Moreno using a handcart to transport the woman’s body, which was still bleeding, resulting in the initial charge, Fox 26 of Houston reported. Lawrence Richard, Fox News, 7 May 2022 Investigators determined a man had taken the box out of his apartment and wheeled it through the complex in a handcart, police said. Fox News, 20 Apr. 2022 Based on the true story of a man who rescued a handcart company. Scott D. Pierce, The Salt Lake Tribune, 23 July 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1640, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of handcart was in 1640

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“Handcart.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/handcart. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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