shipload

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noun ship·load \-ˈlōd, -ˌlōd\

Definition of shipload

  1. 1 :  as much or as many as will fill or load a ship

  2. 2 :  an indefinitely large amount or number

Examples of shipload in a sentence

  1. Shiploads of settlers came to the New World.

  2. it must have taken a shipload of money to build that mansion

1639

First Known Use of shipload

1639


SHIPLOAD Defined for English Language Learners

shipload

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noun ship·load \-ˈlōd, -ˌlōd\

Definition of shipload for English Language Learners

  • : an amount or number that will fill a ship



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