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A light cart pushed by hand.
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chiefly US and Canadian a handcart, typically having two wheels and a canvas roof, used esp by street vendors. Also called: barrow
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a light wheeled cart that can be pushed by hand, as by a street vendor.
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Noun1.pushcart - wheeled vehicle that can be pushed by a personpushcart - wheeled vehicle that can be pushed by a person; may have one or two or four wheels; "he used a handcart to carry the rocks away"; "their pushcart was piled high with groceries"
applecart - a handcart from which apples and other fruit are sold in the street
garden cart, lawn cart, wheelbarrow, barrow - a cart for carrying small loads; has handles and one or more wheels
handgrip, handle, grip, hold - the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
hand truck, 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
laundry cart - handcart for moving a load of laundry
serving cart - a handcart for serving food
shopping cart - a handcart that holds groceries or other goods while shopping
wheeled vehicle - a vehicle that moves on wheels and usually has a container for transporting things or people; "the oldest known wheeled vehicles were found in Sumer and Syria and date from around 3500 BC"
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[ˈpʊʃkɑːt] Ncarretilla f de mano
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References in classic literature ?
Whenever be broke a pushcart man's head or shot a member of the Heinrick B.
It was the same with the gambling-house keeper and the poolroom man, and the same with any other man or woman who had a means of getting "graft," and was willing to pay over a share of it: the green-goods man and the highwayman, the pickpocket and the sneak thief, and the receiver of stolen goods, the seller of adulterated milk, of stale fruit and diseased meat, the proprietor of unsanitary tenements, the fake doctor and the usurer, the beggar and the "pushcart man," the prize fighter and the professional slugger, the race-track "tout," the procurer, the white-slave agent, and the expert seducer of young girls.
The pushcart owners and rickshaw drivers were directed to park their carts and vehicles at fixed points for smooth flow of traffic.
Chaudhry Mohammad Nazeer had set up his lemon soda stall on a pushcart near the biggest jewellery market of the city on Murree Road.
SSP Ghulam Azfar Mahesar said traders' committees and police will work together for the removal of stalls and pushcart vendors from outside shopping centres.
OKARA -- Five people, including two girls students, suffered burns when a gas cylinder at a potato chips pushcart exploded outside pedestrian gate of the University of Okara here on Monday.
Retailers in various areas are demanding Rs250 per kg for tomatoes, while most of the retailers have kept the prices of onion and potato pegged at Rs80 per kg, pushcart dealers and retailers in posh areas are charging Rs120.
The accused woman and the pushcart owner arrested for investigation, administration official told.
The Manila International Airport Authority said Edwin Cubacub, a pushcart retriever of D'Frada Allied Services, found a black pouch containing 36 pieces of US$100 bills, 640 Chinese Yuan and P3,400 on Wednesday morning at the Terminal 1 arrival area and quickly turned it over to a security guard.
The teacher and development worker pioneered the "pushcart classroom" in poor and underserved communities, which earned him recognition as CNN Hero of the Year in 2009.
Manila: President Rodrigo Duterte wants "pushcart classrooms" originator and 2009 CNN awardee Efren Penaflorida to head the Presidential Commission on Urban Poor, said the palace.
Legend has it that the ice cream sandwich was invented in 1899 by a pushcart peddler on New York City's Lower East Side.