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Definitions by Wordnik

  1. (noun) A handbarrow.
  2. (noun) A wheelbarrow.
  3. (noun) A large mound of earth or stones placed over a burial site.
  4. (noun) A pig that has been castrated before reaching sexual maturity.

Examples by Wordnik

  1. The barrow is short, with its wheel well placed under the load which may be stacked high. - Chapter 10
  2. That pig then became a "barrow" - the Floridians pronounced it more like "bear". - Custom Search
  3. Indeed there will be life after Labour ... but, Ah! do I long for the day that they are consigned to their rightful place in our society - namely a barrow in the provincial market places, somewhere between the stalls of the SWP and the peddlers of aromatherapy, crystaltherapy and diverse other new-age remedies and accoutrements. phil - On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...
  4. In the course of their struggle to lift the rock into a wheel-barrow the wheel broke and the barrow was a wreck. - The Road Leads On
  5. He was wheeling a barrow and in the barrow was the Christmas tree. - Tied Up in Tinsel


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