wagonload

noun
wa·gon·load | \ˈwa-gən-ˌlōd \

Definition of wagonload 

1 : a load that fills or could fill a wagon a wagonload of apples

2 : an indefinitely large quantity a wagonload of options

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And there are still two wagonloads of hay In the cut fields that need to be brought in Out of the risks of the weather, Bales well-cured and dry, sweet stuff. Hartford Courant, courant.com, "A Celtic Medley: Poems By James Mele," 11 Mar. 2018 Harvey’s was serving 500 wagonloads of the tasty bivalves a week. John Kelly, Washington Post, "D.C. law said African Americans could eat anywhere. The reality was different.," 13 Feb. 2018 The name, however, has a longer history because the location once housed the Cuban restaurant Victor’s Cafe; near the front door there’s still a mural of oxen pulling a wagonload of sugar cane. Florence Fabricant, New York Times, "Legacy Records Lends Several Dining Options to Hudson Yards," 20 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of wagonload

1684, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of wagonload was in 1684

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