wheelbarrow

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A wheelbarrow

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From Middle English

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wheelbarrow (plural wheelbarrows)

  1. A small, one-wheeled (rarely two-wheeled) cart with handles at one end for transporting small loads.
    • 1913, Joseph C. Lincoln, chapter 11, Mr. Pratt's Patients:
      One day I was out in the barn and he drifted in. I was currying the horse and he set down on the wheelbarrow and begun to ask questions.

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wheelbarrow (third-person singular simple present wheelbarrows, present participle wheelbarrowing, simple past and past participle wheelbarrowed)

  1. (transitive) To convey in a wheelbarrow.
  2. (transitive, aviation) To cause the weight of an aeroplane to become concentrated around the nosewheel.