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Definition of "cartload" [cartload]

  • The amount of something, such as dirt, that a cart can carry. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cartload" in a sentence
  • "Then came the alcoholic years — mostly blurs but yet poems by the cartload from such phrases as the soul cried tears of blood to bucolic ramblings, usually ending with holes in the paper from frustrated pounding of pen or pencil."
  • "Last week I had to start processing a cartload of art books at work and one was about Tamara de Lempicke, whose artwork I was familiar with but not her life."
  • "Not only does this slim device arrive with a cartload of Verizon apps bolted on, but its search button comes locked to Bing, and it leaves out Google Maps in favor of Microsoft's inferior alternative."