from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The freight carried by a ship, an aircraft, or another vehicle.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Freight carried by a ship, aircraft etc.
- n. Western material goods.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The lading or freight of a ship or other vessel; the goods, merchandise, or whatever is conveyed in a vessel or boat; load; freight.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The lading or freight of a ship; the goods, merchandise, or whatever is conveyed in a ship or other merchant vessel.
- n. [Appar. a slang use, perhaps of other origin. Cf. cargo.] A term of contempt applied to a man, usually explained as “bully” or “bravo”: found only in the following passage.
- An exclamation of surprise or contempt.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. goods carried by a large vehicle
Spanish, from cargar, to load, from Late Latin carricāre, from Latin carrus, a Gallic type of wagon; see kers- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Spanish cargo ("load, burden"), from cargar ("to load"), from Late Latin carricare. (Wiktionary)