cartload


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cart·load

 (kärt′lōd′)
n.
The amount of something, such as dirt, that a cart can carry.

cartload

(ˈkɑːtˌləʊd)
n
1. the amount a cart can hold
2. (Building) a quantity of rubble, ballast, etc, of between one quarter and one half of a cubic yard

cart•load

(ˈkɑrtˌloʊd)

n.
the amount a cart can hold.
[1250–1300]

Cartload

 a large and mixed quantity; a load or heap, 1577.
Examples: cartload of complaints, 1577; of grievances, 1577; of lies, 1645; of monkeys [‘artful as a cartload of monkeys’].
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cartload - the quantity that a cart holds
containerful - the quantity that a container will hold
Translations

cartload

[ˈkɑːtləʊd] Ncarretada f (also fig)
by the cartloada carretadas, a montones

cartload

nWagenladung f

cartload

[ˈkɑːtˌləʊd] ncarrettata
References in classic literature ?
One cartload of the enemy's provisions is equivalent to twenty of one's own, and likewise a single picul of his provender is equivalent to twenty from one's own store.
Every spring they did it; and in the barrels would be dirt and rust and old nails and stale water--and cartload after cartload of it would be taken up and dumped into the hoppers with fresh meat, and sent out to the public's breakfast.
You see that green lane there," he broke off, pointing to a romantic path winding along the heath side; "it was along there he used to go of a night to meet her after every one was in bed; and when it all came out there was a regular cartload of bottles found there.
That wretched nag was to drag all the cartload of them at a gallop
And some certain significance lurks in all things, else all things are little worth, and the round world itself but an empty cipher, except to sell by the cartload, as they do hills about Boston, to fill up some morass in the Milky Way.
We'd have to pay seven rubles a cartload to Dorogobuzh and I tell them they're not Christians to ask it
There were, he said, six in the cartload which he took from Carfax and left at 197 Chicksand Street, Mile End New Town, and another six which he deposited at Jamaica Lane, Bermondsey.
Like him he was a wild projector, seeking to heap up gold by the bushel and the cartload, instead of scraping it together, coin by coin.
To the left, carts were rumbling over the meadow that had been already cleared, and one after another the haycocks vanished, flung up in huge forkfuls, and in their place there were rising heavy cartloads of fragrant hay hanging over the horses' hind-quarters.
He kept 36,000 men employed daily on it, and the labor was so unhealthy that they used to die and be hauled off by cartloads every night.
I took down this dwelling the same morning, drawing the nails, and removed it to the pond-side by small cartloads, spreading the boards on the grass there to bleach and warp back again in the sun.
There were one or two cartloads of refugees passing along Oxford Street, and several in the Marylebone Road, but so slowly was the news spreading that Regent Street and Port- land Place were full of their usual Sunday-night promenaders, albeit they talked in groups, and along the edge of Regent's Park there were as many silent couples "walking out" together under the scattered gas lamps as ever there had been.