- a frame with handles at each end by which it is carried.
- a handcart.
Origin of handbarrow
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Examples from the Web for handbarrow
He went out, took his handbarrow and wheeled it rapidly away.The Galley Slave's Ring
Daggett was brought over to the house, on a handbarrow, for the second time, and made as comfortable as circumstances would allow.The Sea Lions
James Fenimore Cooper
The communication trench we found to be one of the widest we had ever seen; a handbarrow could have been wheeled along the floor.The Red Horizon
Potter and Injun Joe were carrying a handbarrow with a rope and a couple of shovels on it.The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Complete
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
The trophy is then replaced on the handbarrow with the gardener, who has to hold it upright, and prevent any accident.
- a flat tray for transporting loads, usually carried by two men