from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A two-wheeled barrow carrying a tank, often swung on trunnions, used by gardeners and others; a water-barre.
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He was a bigger boy than I. Taller and older, and he had had many a good fight at school no doubt; but my onslaught staggered him, and I.drove him before me, striking at him as he reached the handles of my water-barrow, and he fell over them heavily.
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