Cartful



noun
the amount a cart can hold
Historical Examples

If we had only thought a little, we could have taken out a cartful of papers and given pleasure to hundreds.
A Journal From Our Legation in Belgium Hugh Gibson

Then came the cartful of our dead, whom we were carrying with us to insure their decent burial.
Micah Clarke Arthur Conan Doyle

A month later Pre Bourron sold out a cartful of calves at the market at Bonville.
A Village of Vagabonds F. Berkeley Smith

And I wasn’t going to let anything upset my cartful of golden apples.
The Chameleon Man William P. McGivern

“It can always be used for firewood,” said another, contemplating the cartful.
Yiddish Tales Various

Or a cartful of peasant women stopping to cross themselves at a way-side shrine?
The March Family Trilogy, Complete William Dean Howells

It was not the first time that he had picked the needle from a cartful of hay.
The Crime of the Boulevard Jules Claretie

He ordered one of his men to take a cartful of stones and a rake and to set off to mend the road, which was to be done as follows.
The Folk-Tales of the Magyars Various

We heard that the famous preacher was to be at a neighboring parish church, and off we set, a cartful of irrepressible youngsters.
Spare Hours John Brown

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