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[wag-uh n-lohd] /ˈwæg ənˌloʊd/
the load carried by a wagon.
Origin of wagonload
First recorded in 1715-25; wagon + load Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • It was just after nightfall that a farmer drove into Chihuahua with a wagonload of alfalfa.

    Bucky O'Connor William MacLeod Raine
  • Either the sergeant is in trouble, or else he's bagging a wagonload of game.

    Uncle Sam's Boys as Sergeants H. Irving Hancock
  • When she was ensconced on the wagonload of tenting, she sat on a roll of canvas as a queen on her throne.

    Freckles Gene Stratton-Porter
  • Lifting a wagonload of people on his back—that was one of his tricks.

    Charley de Milo Laurence Mark Janifer AKA Larry M. Harris
  • And Northern-manufactured goods filtered south by the wagonload.

    Rebel Raider H. Beam Piper
  • She had brought with her as her dowry a wagonload of furniture.

    Lincoln Nathaniel Wright Stephenson
  • This would be continued until a wagonload of bodies had been handled.

  • Freckles helped the Angel climb on a wagonload of canvas in the shade.

    Freckles Gene Stratton-Porter
  • When old kazoozer comes back he'll bring a wagonload of sheriffs and a cannon or something.

    The Jack-Knife Man Ellis Parker Butler
  • He produced a steam locomotive122 that operated on the streets of London and the public highways, hauling a wagonload of people.

British Dictionary definitions for wagonload


the load that is or can be carried by a wagon
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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