Car-load



the amount carried by a car, especially a freight car.
the legal minimum weight entitling a railroad shipper to a rate (carload rate) lower than that charged for less than this weight.
Historical Examples

It’s not every masther undher the Boord, I tell you, could carry sich a car-load ov the dead langidges.
Stories of Comedy Various

He was tackling a delicate job—like juggling a car-load of dynamite.
The Cruise of the Dry Dock T. S. Stribling

Summer is recognized by a car-load of choicest flowers, whose fragrance reaches us as they pass.
Mr. Sweet Potatoes and Other Stories Anonymous

Its quality is the same, in two-ounce samples or in car-load lots.
Back Home Eugene Wood

Freight rates are five cents a pound, one hundred dollars a ton, or fifty in car-load lots, from Skaguay to White Horse.
Alaska Ella Higginson

There was a car-load of provisions there, but the vandals were on hand.
History of the Johnstown Flood Willis Fletcher Johnson

Every stick is cut, planed, and jointed at a mill in Vermont, and sent on here by the car-load.
Amos Kilbright; His Adscititious Experiences Frank R. Stockton

I sold Deming 1,237 Waterbury watches, and Blossom a car-load of can-openers.
A Man of Samples Wm. H. Maher

When your hens do begin to lay, youll have to ship the eggs by the car-load.
Natalie: A Garden Scout Lillian Elizabeth Roy

Three other community clubs have bought supplies by the car-load.
The Church on the Changing Frontier Helen O. Belknap

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