wagonload

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wag·on·load

 (wăg′ən-lōd′)
n.
The amount that a wagon can hold.

wagonload

(ˈwæɡənˌləʊd) or

waggonload

n
(Automotive Engineering) the load that is or can be carried by a wagon
Translations

wagonload

[ˈwægənləʊd] Ncarretada f, carga f de un carro
50 wagonloads of coal50 vagones de carbón

wagonload

waggonload [ˈwægənˌləʊd] n (on train) → carico; (on cart) → carrettata
References in classic literature ?
Flashing weapons, blazing torches, smoking waggonloads of wet straw, hard work at neighbouring barricades in all directions, shrieks, volleys, execrations, bravery without stint, boom smash and rattle, and the furious sounding of the living sea; but, still the deep ditch, and the single drawbridge, and the massive stone walls, and the eight great towers, and still Defarge of the wine-shop at his gun, grown doubly hot by the service of Four fierce hours.
As the Russells walked along, "we passed Mr Anderton's (Moseley Wake Green), a neighbour with whom we had been upon friendly terms, but who was of the Church and King party, and had refused to shelter a waggonload of our goods in his barn, saying he did not choose to risk his barn to save them; thus letting his poor illiterate neighbours outdo him in real friendship and charity.
Rather than a few bags of concrete, it was a waggonload of concrete and you're not talking about a few pots of paint.