[ wag-uhn-lohd ]

  1. the load carried by a wagon.

Origin of wagonload

First recorded in 1715–25; wagon + load

Words Nearby wagonload

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How to use wagonload in a sentence

  • The train has come in, here at Pierrefitte, and the diligence for Cauterets is just leaving, attended by a wagonload of trunks.

  • Toward the close of the day we overtook a Mormon farmer having a wagonload of garden truck and other produce.

    The Awakening of the Desert | Julius C. Birge
  • And Northern-manufactured goods filtered south by the wagonload.

    Rebel Raider | H. Beam Piper
  • Then one day he drove a team of boneyard mules into Blue Dog with a wagonload of stuff that the natives stared at.

  • They kivered him with a forty-four Winchester, while one wagonload o' terbacker was piled on ther rails.

    The Nightrider's Feud | Walter C. McConnell

British Dictionary definitions for wagonload



/ (ˈwæɡənˌləʊd) /

  1. the load that is or can be carried by a wagon

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