Definition of handbarrow in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhan(d)ˌberō/

Entry from US English dictionary


A rectangular frame with poles at each end for being carried by two people.
Example sentences
  • Today's modern carts come in different forms; barrow, hand truck, wagon, wheelbarrow, push cart, handbarrow, handcart or gurney.
  • Some hundreds of men were employed at this work, busy with their handbarrows, their picking and boring.
  • Potter and Injun Joe were carrying a handbarrow with a rope and a couple of shovels on it.

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Syllabification: hand·bar·row

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