from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a cart that can be tilted to empty the contents without handling them.
- n. same as dump car.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as tip-cart.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. 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.
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.
You'll rake this whole yacht fleet with your old dumpcart! "