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  • n. Plural form of handcart.


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  • "handcarts," but the mules usually found it more interesting to try and turn round to see what extraordinary things on wheels they were now being insulted by being asked to pull, or in going off at breakneck speeds to try and get rid of them.

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  • We were assembled outside the old pick-up point under the Putlitzbrücke, our bulky green handcarts filled with freshly printed copies of Der Tagesspiegel, Berliner Zeitung, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Frankfurter Rundschau, Handelsblatt and Berliner Morgenpost, one or two copies of less popular dailes such as Die Welt and 'taz' (Die Tageszeitung) and a plethora of periodicals besides.

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  • The burly young man from the fish store arrived with handcarts.

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  • Hanna Mitri in Achrafieh district is Mouzawak's favourite, which means a short, chaotic journey in his black Land Rover through charming narrow streets strung with bougainvillea, and wider roads flanked by building sites, shops and handcarts selling broad beans in their pods, whiteberries or lemons.

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  • At Alaba International Market, porters carry stacks of stereos on their heads, barefoot haulers pull handcarts piled high with high-definition flat-panel TVs, and vendors hawk the latest cellphones and accessories from stalls fashioned out of sticks and twine.

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  • Luggage and purses and even wallets were stripped away and piled onto handcarts that vanished through a separate entrance.

    The Black Madonna

  • We passed the porters with their handcarts waiting for work just beyond the gate, and the squat official residence of the carnifex, who, as public executioner, was forbidden to live within the precincts of the city.


  • Like ants searching for food, workers vacuumed up debris with long hoses, carrying it away in handcarts.

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  • Policemen received these orders the same week: Absolutely all vehicles are to be checked in addition to trucks and their trailers and horse-drawn vehicles, also cars and handcarts.

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  • Hell and handcarts spring to mind! on March 26, 2008 at 7: 09 am | Reply dickiebo

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