Definition of cartload in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkärtˌlōd/


The amount held by a cart.
Example sentences
  • They spend most of August celebrating their triumphant return with elaborate parties complete with funny hats, traditional songs and, of course, cartloads of crayfish.
  • Here there are fewer cars and more ponies and traps are required to haul entire families of up to a dozen, cartloads of household appliances or mountains of hay or grass.
  • Within a fortnight of the President's exhortation to agricultural scientists, farmers dumped cartloads of tomato on the streets.

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Syllabification: cart·load

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