Boatload



the cargo that a vessel carries or is capable of carrying.
Contemporary Examples

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Historical Examples

The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle Hugh Lofting
The Conquest Eva Emery Dye
The Sixth Sense Stephen McKenna
The Shadow Passes Roy J. Snell
Sea Stories Various

noun
the amount of cargo or number of people held by a boat or ship

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