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barrow in History topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbarrowbar‧row /ˈbærəʊ $ -roʊ/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 BBTTAa small vehicle like a box on wheels, from which fruits, vegetables etc used to be sold2 SHMXa large pile of earth like a small hill that was put over a grave in ancient times3 DLGDHa wheelbarrow
Examples from the Corpus
barrowThat's why they built the cemetery up close to the workhouse, so they could take them over on a barrow.Behind them, Father Luke was wheeling a barrow, on which was a huge gleaming urn full of hot soup.Galvanised barrows cost from around £30.The porter took a tip from Stephen, touched his cap and wheeled his barrow away.The Elves have been known to bury their dead at these points in great high mounds or barrows.If the amount of acceleration depends on how hard you push and how heavy the barrow is.Suddenly, as if by magic, many of the barrows and their owners disappeared.And talking of supporters, you'd better lock your barrow.