from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A cart having a body that can be tilted to dump the contents.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A cart constructed so that the body can be easily tipped, in order to dump the load.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A cart so constructed that the body can be easily tipped, in order to dump the load.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A cart the platform of which is hung so that its rear end can be tipped or canted down to empty its contents. Also called dump-cart.
If he had, yo 'could ha' driv a tipcart full o 'rubbish in after it.
He was harnessed into a tipcart and we made him work for us.
The town was poured over the slopes of the hill as though a titanic tipcart had let out its rubbish upon the summit.
Boys and girls, and old women, and middle-sized men, and every kind of a vehicle, from a tin tipcart to