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A two-wheeled cart for moving heavy objects by hand, consisting of a vertical framework with handles at the top and a metal blade at the bottom that is inserted beneath a load, the entire assembly being tilted backward until balanced for easy pushing or pulling.
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a two-wheeled, barrowlike conveyance for moving luggage, cartons, etc., consisting of a frame with a ledge at the bottom and handles at the top.
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|Noun||1.||hand truck - a handcart that has a frame with two low wheels and a ledge at the bottom and handles at the top; used to move crates or other heavy objects|
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