Entry from British & World English dictionary
A pump operated by hand, especially for drawing well water or draught beer.
- Add to that lots of great beers on the nine handpumps, and there is every reason to see your way to Blind Jack's.
- And before you start wondering whether you heard wrong, she'll tell you that she also installs and maintains handpumps, water tanks and pipelines.
- In Virpal about an hour's drive from Amritsar, a widow draws water from a handpump.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.