But we knew from the get-go that the show was a serialized drama, reloading with an all-new cast and plot each season.
Washington pointed to Brown, who was kneeling beside him reloading his carbine, and said, “This is Osawatomie.”
Police describe a moment that then came when Tamerlan either ran out for ammo or fumbled while reloading.
“Give him a lance-thrust, Amos,” cried Saunders, reloading his piece.
I retreated slowly, reloading, and shouting to Tim to come to my assistance.
As may be supposed, we kept our swords loose in their scabbards, and our rifles ready, with fresh ammunition for reloading.
From the sounds beyond he knew that his enemy was also reloading.
reloading, the captain fired, smashing one end of another oomiak.
reloading as rapidly as he could, our hero dashed into the open.
In reloading ammunition with spherical or round bullets the neck of the bullet should be up, opposite the powder side.
"that which is laid upon a person or beast, burden," c.1200, from Old English lad "way, course, carrying," from Proto-Germanic *laitho (cf. Old High German leita, German leite, Old Norse leið "way, course"); related to Old English lædan "to guide," from PIE *leit- "to go forth" (see lead (v.)). Sense shifted 13c. to supplant words based on lade, to which it is not etymologically connected; original association with "guide" is preserved in lodestone. Meaning "amount customarily loaded at one time" is from c.1300.
Figurative sense of "burden weighing on the mind, heart, or soul" is first attested 1590s. Meaning "amount of work" is from 1946. Colloquial loads "lots, heaps" is attested from c.1600. Phrase take a load off (one's) feet "sit down, relax" is from 1914, American English. Get a load of "take a look at" is American English colloquial, attested from 1929.
A departure from normal body content, as of water, salt, or heat. A positive load is a quantity in excess of the normal; a negative load is a deficit.
: In one of the worst scams, called ''reloading,'' consumers who have already lost money are bilked again by companies that offer to recover their losses (1940s+)