hand truck

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hand truck a handcart that has a frame with two low wheels and a ledge at the bottom and handles at the top; used to move crates or other heavy objects
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Usage

In literature:

Black as a chimney from keelson to truck, she was as like to a butterfly as a lady's hand is to a monkey's paw.
"The Lifeboat" by R.M. Ballantyne
Why should a burglar hump himself on his hands and knees in a truck patch and stop to scratch his ear?
"The House of Torchy" by Sewell Ford
Lend a hand, will you, and help us carry this truck into the cabin?
"Gold Seekers of '49" by Edwin L. Sabin
There were dazzling lights, rumbling hand-trucks, and people running about.
"A Little Miss Nobody" by Amy Bell Marlowe
He got their unlimited baggage on to a hand-truck, paid the cabman, and hustled the whole caravan inside.
"A Woman's Will" by Anne Warner
Our big French truck was being loaded at the warehouse as fast as willing hands could throw the boxes on.
"The Fight for the Argonne" by William Benjamin West
I stayed at these places several years working as a hand on truck farms.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2" by Work Projects Administration
I expect you can do what you like with gardin truck, Miss Hands, same as with most things.
"The Wooing of Calvin Parks" by Laura E. Richards
The clerk will lend you a hand truck to bring the stuff back.
"The Scarlet Lake Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
The truck had stopped, and the man in back was waiting to give him a hand up.
"Beyond The Thunder" by H. B. Hickey
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In news:

The AM 2200 hand pallet truck from Jungheinrich features a tiller handle that allows for easy and safe maneuvering of the load by either right- or left-handed operators.
Toys and trucks go hand-in-hand: Kids get to tour fire engines in Dover and help make others' Christmas merry.
The new musical written by Doug Wright centers on 10 people competing to see who could keep their hand on a Nissan pickup truck the longest.
If I was gonna try my hand at a humorous hipster take-down, I'd at least try a little harder than chockin' the shit a-block with aggressively hackneyed references to headbands, vegan food trucks, Vespas and mustache tattoos.
The police caught him red-handed, arrested him and confiscated a number of manhole covers he had in the back of his truck.
Jim Wall, who cut this teeth racing quarter midgets before moving up to Huntsville Speedway's Super Modified and Super Trucks, will be on hand with his racing team, which features Austin Finley.
Each year, HDT honors a handful of the industry's most innovative truck fleet leaders with its HDT Truck Fleet Innovator Awards.
Hand pallet trucks come in many capacities.
Here's a video of a guy that dresses like an Apple employee and, armed with boxes and a hand truck, pranks anxious soon-to-be iPhone 5 owners waiting in line for the release.
Superchips offers a complete line of hand-held programmers and other performance products for most late-model domestic cars, trucks, and SUVs.
A bumper sticker on a humongous truck in the parking lot reads "Gun control means using both hands".
They are repairing rather than replacing whenever possible, including with their hand trucks and carts.
Lift Truck Parts & Service If a company needs specific lift truck parts but doesn't have the resources to source it and purchase it on their own, they can leave the task in the safe hands of Johnston Equipment.
Shredder trucks will be on hand from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm Information on identity theft protection also will be available.
Lillian Vernon hands over the keys to Citymeals-on-Wheels' first ever refrigerated truck to Citymeals Executive Director Beth Shapiro on July 11.
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