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carload

Noun

1 a gathering of passengers sufficient to fill an automobile
2 the amount of cargo that can be held by a boat or ship or a freight car; "he imported wine by the boatload" [syn: boatload, shipload]

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Etymology

Noun

  1. The contents of an automobile (passengers, supplies, etc.) for one trip.
    I brought a carload of flowers to her.
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