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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A hand-powered machine for spraying water.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A machine for throwing water by hand power, as a garden engine, a fire extinguisher, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A portable force-pump; a garden-pump. Also hydrapult.

Etymologies

See hydro- and catapult. Originally a trade name. (Wiktionary)

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