wagonload


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wag·on·load

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

(ˈwæɡənˌləʊd) or

waggonload

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

wagonload

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

waggonload [ˈwægənˌləʊd] n (on train) → carico; (on cart) → carrettata
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References in classic literature ?
If he was pitching hay, her slender little figure, short dress a-flutter, was to be seen standing on the fragrant wagonload. At threshing time, she darted lightly all over the separator, Martin's watchful eye constantly upon her, and his protective hand near her.
They would have a wonderful wedding--dozens of clergymen, scores of organs playing 'The Voice that Breathed o'er Eden,' platoons of bridesmaids, wagonloads of cake.
To this place there came every day many hundreds of wagonloads of garbage and trash from the lake front, where the rich people lived; and in the heaps the children raked for food--there were hunks of bread and potato peelings and apple cores and meat bones, all of it half frozen and quite unspoiled.
Perhaps, my father, there were sixty full wagonloads of dry wood piled together there in the centre of the place.
"The musical features a wagonload of great songs, from the Black Hills of Dakota and the Deadwood Stage to Secret Love and The Windy City.
Kate brings back the man's hat, along with a wagonload of saplings.
In Ida Grove, Iowa, it's nothing out of the ordinary to see a small tractor pulling a wagonload of kids around.
MUSIC Spooky Men's Chorale As thunderous as a herd of wildebeest, as sly as a wagonload of Spike Milligans and as sonorous as a cloister of monks.
So the last Conservative Government, in effect, drove a wagonload of disabled people around to the door of your local authority, dumped them on the doorstep and said "Your problem now."