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wheelbarrow

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noun wheel·bar·row \ˈhwēl-ˌber-(ˌ)ō, -ˌba-(ˌ)rō, ˈwēl-\

Definition of wheelbarrow

  1. :  a small usually single-wheeled vehicle that is used for carrying small loads and is fitted with handles at the rear by which it can be pushed and guided

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First Known Use of wheelbarrow

14th century


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wheelbarrow

verb wheel·bar·row

Definition of wheelbarrow

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to convey in a wheelbarrow

First Known Use of wheelbarrow

1721


WHEELBARROW Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of wheelbarrow for English Language Learners

  • : a cart with two handles, a large bowl, and usually one wheel that is used for carrying heavy loads of dirt, rocks, etc.


WHEELBARROW Defined for Kids

wheelbarrow

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noun wheel·bar·row \ˈhwēl-ˌber-ō, ˈwēl-\

Definition of wheelbarrow for Students

  1. :  a cart with two handles and usually one wheel for carrying small loads


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