the lading or freight of a ship, airplane, etc.
cargos, pants or shorts having several cargo pockets to hold bulky gear and small items.
of or denoting a style of pants or shorts with cargo pockets.
cargo holds are still stocked with munition, though the weaponry sunk with the ships is still considered dangerous.
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In one story, a grandmother awakes to find herself on a cargo ship devoid of crew but full of other confused grandmothers.
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Thus it attracted a wave of cowboy operators to fly passengers and cargo between cities.
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In 2010, AQAP managed to place bombs in two U.S. cargo planes.
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To prove the fallacy of said cargo cult, Olson goes into the numbers.
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It was no easy matter to transfer the cargo from the submerged boat.
Left on the Labrador Dillon Wallace
When we got out the cargo, we found it much damaged, particularly the wheat.
Ned Myers James Fenimore Cooper
In a few days the Packet received her cargo, consisting chiefly of tobacco and molasses.
Jack in the Forecastle John Sherburne Sleeper
We had an ordinary run to Charleston, and began to prepare for the reception of our cargo.
Ned Myers James Fenimore Cooper
If you will lend me money enough to buy a pair of oxen I will begin to team a cargo of nitrate down myself.
Jack North’s Treasure Hunt Roy Rockwood
noun (pl) -goes, -gos
goods carried by a ship, aircraft, or other vehicle; freight
(as modifier): a cargo vessel
any load: the train pulled in with its cargo of new arrivals
1650s, “freight loaded on a ship,” from Spanish cargo “burden,” from cargar “to load, impose taxes,” from Late Latin carricare “to load on a cart” (see charge (v.)). South Pacific cargo cult is from 1949. Cargo pants attested from 1977.
a person who serves customers in their cars. at a drive-in restaurant. to work as a carhop. noun (US & Canadian, informal) a waiter or waitress at a drive-in restaurant noun A waitress or waiter who serves food to patrons in parked cars at a drive-in restaurant; Curbie verb : She carhopped at Beef Babylon […]
to forcibly steal a vehicle from a motorist. to forcibly steal (a vehicle), or to victimize (a driver) in this way. Contemporary Examples I did not carjack or shoot anyone on the way, just so you know the pre-Grand Theft Auto baseline. Grand Theft Auto V Review: The Best Game Ever?! Winston Ross September 16, […]
the forcible stealing of a vehicle from a motorist. to forcibly steal a vehicle from a motorist. to forcibly steal (a vehicle), or to victimize (a driver) in this way. Contemporary Examples The first notorious case, in 2002, was when Mets outfielder Richard Hidalgo was shot in the arm during a carjacking in Venezuela. Wilson […]
trolley line. Historical Examples We had swerved again to the north, where the Powell car-line curves into Bay Street, and were headed direct for the wharves. The Million-Dollar Suitcase Alice MacGowan On his way to the car-line Bob stopped to look in at an open door. The Rules of the Game Stewart Edward White The […]