- to take the lading, load, or cargo from; unload.
- to discharge (a load or cargo).
- to discharge a load or cargo.
Origin of unlade
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Examples from the Web for unlade
And Tonomon Samme departed, biding me unlade our goodes when we would.Diary of Richard Cocks Vol. I
It was now decided by the pirate-chief that our crew should be set to work to unlade the vessel.
I propose that we should at once make for yonder niche in the cliffs, and unlade the canoes.The Kangaroo Hunters
Alsoe it was ordayned to begyn to unlade our shipps on Munday, Mr. Cockram to be at Hollandes house to take acco.Diary of Richard Cocks, Volume II
Consequently, it was necessary to unlade it, and they had to resolve to leave it behind in the port, to their great sorrow.
- a less common word for unload
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