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wheelbarrow

[hweel-bar-oh, weel-] /ˈʰwilˌbær oʊ, ˈwil-/
noun
1.
a frame or box for conveying a load, supported at one end by a wheel or wheels, and lifted and pushed at the other by two horizontal shafts.
verb (used with object)
2.
to move or convey in a wheelbarrow.
Origin of wheelbarrow
1300-1350
Middle English word dating back to 1300-50; See origin at wheel, barrow1
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wheelbarrow

/ˈwiːlˌbærəʊ/
noun
1.
a simple vehicle for carrying small loads, typically being an open container supported by a wheel at the front and two legs and two handles behind
verb
2.
(transitive) to convey in a wheelbarrow
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Word Origin and History for wheelbarrow
n.

mid-14c., from wheel (n.) + barrow (n.1).

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