from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as tip-cart.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a cart that can be tilted to empty the contents without handling them.
  • noun (Railroads) same as dump car.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a cart that can be tilted to empty contents without handling


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  • And Fred never comes downstairs save on his stomach -- and on the banisters -- and lands on the doormat like a load of brick out of a dumpcart.

    The Campfire Girls of Roselawn Or, a Strange Message from the Air Margaret Penrose

  • Nellie to help them by suggestions, they managed to find a set of tin sand-dishes, a windmill that pumped sand, a little iron dumpcart that would be very useful to carry loads, and a string of tin buckets that went up and down on a chain and filled with sand and emptied again as long as anyone would turn the handle.

    Brother and Sister Josephine Lawrence

  • You'll rake this whole yacht fleet with your old dumpcart! "

    Blow The Man Down A Romance Of The Coast - 1916 Holman Day 1900


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