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What is a barrow,is it used without the word wheel attached?

Question #135505. Asked by endoverend.
Last updated Apr 21 2014.
Originally posted Apr 20 2014 8:27 PM.

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barrow
1. a flat, rectangular frame used for carrying a load, especially such a frame with projecting shafts at each end for handles; handbarrow.
2. a wheelbarrow.
3. British . a pushcart used by street vendors, especially by costermongers.
link http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/barrow

Apr 20 2014, 8:33 PM
ASA
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ASA

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A barrow, is also the name given to a male pig castrated before puberty.

link https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pig_farming

Apr 20 2014, 9:31 PM
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A barrow is also a large mound of earth or stones placed over a burial site.

link http://www.thefreedictionary.com/Barrow

Apr 20 2014, 9:54 PM
kon-tiki
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The Barrow is a river in Ireland.

link https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/River_Barrow

Apr 21 2014, 4:40 AM
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The name Barrow is also a common surname and may have any one of the following derivations: Olde English pre 7th Century "bearo, bearu", meaning "grove" or "wood". It may also be a topographical name for someone who lived by a hill or burial mound, or a locational name from either of the places called Barrow near Leicestershire and Somerset, deriving from the Olde English pre 7th Century "beorg", meaning "hill" or "barrow". Finally, it may be a locational name from Barrow in Furness, Cumberland, which derives from the Celtic "barro", meaning "promontor

link https://www.surnamedb.com/Surname/Barrow#ixzz2zWBXbnJs

Apr 21 2014, 5:11 AM
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