Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A light two-wheeled cart designed to be pushed by band: used especially by street-venders of fruits and by other peddlers.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The shelter also offers parents a chance to have a push-cart business so they can sell books, postcards, T-shirts and other knickknacks supplied by Green Gecko to tourists.

    The Giving Guide

  • As host to the VIP reception, Chef Dechellis welcomed us and explained that this year they were going with a push-cart theme.

    Current Affairs

  • As host to the VIP reception, Chef Dechellis welcomed us and explained that this year they were going with a push-cart theme.

    Augieland:

  • I'll save the explanation for that... guy with his push-cart... except it was pouring rain outside and about -5 degrees Celsius outside...

    Archive 2005-03-01

  • A man pushes an enormous load of bundles on a push-cart, he is delivering groceries; he strains like a horse and reads addresses from a note-book as he hurries along.

    Shallow Soil

  • The biggest bitch going is the difficulty of finding an adjustor (who commonly sidelines as a bull breeder, paleta push-cart distributor, or fisherman) who will respond to your calls for assistance.

    Auto insurance and accidents

  • In his driving examination he stalled only once, stopping dead across a trolley track in deference to a push-cart.

    O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1920

  • With a wrench she extracted the wheel, narrowly avoided an elevated post and crashed head on into a push-cart, laden with green bananas resting on straw.

    O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921

  • Barth, oddly enough, for a while had been connected with the Mormons, at the age of 13, a new arrival from Posen, East Prussia, joining his uncle in a push-cart caravan to Salt Lake.

    Mormon Settlement in Arizona A Record of Peaceful Conquest of the Desert

  • One evening when we were going into camp we were overtaken by a man trundling a push-cart.

    Crossing the Plains, Days of '57 A Narrative of Early Emigrant Tavel to California by the Ox-team Method

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