[ verb hand-lohd; noun hand-lohd ]
/ verb ˈhændˈloʊd; noun ˈhændˌloʊd /

verb (used with object)

to load (cartridges or other ammunition) by hand.

verb (used without object)

to load ammunition by hand.


a cartridge or other ammunition designed to be loaded by hand.

Nearby words

  1. handled,
  2. handler,
  3. handless,
  4. handley page,
  5. handling,
  6. handloom,
  7. handloomed,
  8. handmade,
  9. handmaid,
  10. handmaiden

Origin of handload

Related formshand·load·er, noun

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