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  1. a cart with a body that can be tilted or a bottom that can be opened downward to discharge the contents.
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Origin of dumpcart

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70; dump + cart
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • Timothy Fagan was used to animals—for years he had driven a dumpcart.

    The Water Goats and Other Troubles

    Ellis Parker Butler