cartload cartload, cart load cart load . as much as will fill or load a cart; the quantity that a cart holds. In excavating and carting sand, gravel, earth, etc., one third of a cubic yard of the material before it is loosened is estimated to be a cart load. [1913 Webster]

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  • cartload — index cargo Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • cartload — [kärt′lōd΄] n. as much as a cart holds …   English World dictionary

  • cartload — UK [ˈkɑː(r)tˌləʊd] / US [ˈkɑrtˌloʊd] noun [countable] Word forms cartload : singular cartload plural cartloads the amount that you can carry in a cart • cartloads of something …   English dictionary

  • cartload — cart|load [ˈka:tləud US ˈka:rtloud] n the amount that a ↑cart can hold cartload of ▪ cartloads of hay …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cartload — /ˈkatloʊd/ (say kahtlohd) noun 1. the amount a cart can hold. 2. Building Trades Obsolete any amount between ¼ and ½ a cubic yard. 3. Colloquial a large number or amount of anything: they turned up with a cartload of beer …   Australian English dictionary

  • cartload — noun Date: 14th century as much as a cart will hold …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cartload — /kahrt lohd /, n. the amount a cart can hold. [1250 1300; ME. See CART, LOAD] * * * …   Universalium

  • cartload — noun a) The amount that a cart can carry. b) A large amount …   Wiktionary

  • cartload — cart|load [ kart,loud ] noun count the amount that you can carry in a CART …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cartload — sb. HD. 895 …   Oldest English Words

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