cart·​load | \ ˈkärt-ˈlōd How to pronounce cartload (audio) , -ˌlōd \

Definition of cartload

: as much as a cart will hold

Examples of cartload in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Loveluck groundtruthed the model by scouring the English Pipe rolls, historic scrolls that record annual taxes paid by miners for cartloads of lead. Ann Gibbons, Science | AAAS, "Lead pollution in ancient ice cores may track the rise and fall of medieval kings," 30 Mar. 2020 Leonard is accused of fatally shooting 19-year-old Arthur Adams, who Orange County deputies said was stealing two cartloads of items — including diapers — from a Walmart in February 2017. Katie Rice,, "Man accused of fatally shooting diaper thief withdraws plea deal, will stand trial: report," 2 Dec. 2019 The Bears did absolutely everything possible to supply skeptics of their struggling offense a cartload of evidence to confirm they are, at best, a work in progress and, at worst, a sloppy, disorganized group that can’t seize opportunities. Dan Wiederer,, "Column: 4th-and-10 vs. a 51-yard field goal? Matt Nagy’s explanation is puzzling — and means some kicker trepidation might still be lurking," 6 Sep. 2019 Lodge owner Steve Perrins on Thursday embarked on a massive grocery trip in Anchorage, buying cartloads of meat, vegetables, sandwich fixings, and breakfast staples like sausage, bacon and eggs. Zaz Hollander, Anchorage Daily News, "As fire crews work to save historic lodge on Iditarod Trail, evacuated workers return to cook for them," 26 July 2019 At several points, he's seen bringing cartloads of luggage up to the room. David Montero,, "Vegas police release first video of officers breaching door of mass shooter at Mandalay Bay," 2 May 2018 In recent days, Gazans have ferried cartloads of tires to the border fence with Israel. Loveday Morris, Washington Post, "Burning tires, tear gas and live fire: Gaza clashes turn deadly," 6 Apr. 2018 After Kellogg’s dropped Breitbart and got a ton of initial backlash, some people responded by buying cartloads of Kellogg's cereal and taking them to food banks. Jay Willis, GQ, "How an Activist Group Turned to the Dark Side to Hit Breitbart Where It Hurts," 2 Mar. 2018 Theft, Snow Road: Police are looking for a man who wheeled a cartload of groceries out of Giant Eagle, 14650 Snow, without paying for them. Bob Sandrick,, "Man jumped, beaten outside bowling alley; drunk worker raises ruckus at Amber's Cabaret: Brook Park police blotter," 2 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of cartload

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Cartload.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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