Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A portable force-pump; a garden-pump. Also hydrapult.

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

  • noun A machine for throwing water by hand power, as a garden engine, a fire extinguisher, etc.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A hand-powered machine for spraying water.

Etymologies

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See hydro- and catapult. Originally a trade name.

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