hand·​cart | \ ˈhan(d)-ˌkärt How to pronounce handcart (audio) \

Definition of handcart

: a cart drawn or pushed by hand

Examples of handcart in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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 Now at the other end of the ghost tunnel, Cora and Molly get off the handcart and emerge from a cave. Steffan Triplett, Vulture, 17 May 2021 Sorokin had to push the handcart for a kilometer (0.6 miles), part of which included a bridge over the Tumen River that separates Russia from North Korea. Paula Hancocks And Cnn Staff, CNN, 26 Feb. 2021 This week — that's February 24th through 29th — fill your handcart with $20 worth of any hair products and you'll be rewarded with a $5 Target gift card. Megan Decker, refinery29.com, 24 Feb. 2020 Some people arrived in campers, in it for the long haul; some came in minivans, entered the tasting room with handcarts, and left with an axle-straining number of cases of wine. Amiel Stanek, Bon Appétit, 13 Dec. 2019 The church sponsored 10 handcart expeditions over five years, all of them disasters due to poor planning and lack of support. Sandra Dallas, The Denver Post, 13 June 2019 Instead of riding in wagons, impoverished church immigrants, most from the British Isles, pushed handcarts filled with their belongings, five people to each cart. Sandra Dallas, The Denver Post, 13 June 2019 See More

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First Known Use of handcart

1640, in the meaning defined above

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“Handcart.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/handcart. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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