from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A hand-lever force-pump mounted on a portable stand and usually provided with an attachment for a suction-hose or -pipe, an air-chamber, and a nozle with which a hose may be connected. It is in common use forwatering lawns and flower-beds in rural districts.
  • n. A pump used in breweries to force beer into vats.


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