Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The amount of something, such as dirt, that a cart can carry.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The amount that a cart can carry.
  • n. A large amount.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. as much as will fill or load a cart; the quantity that a cart holds. In excavating and carting sand, gravel, earth, etc., one third of a cubic yard of the material before it is loosened is estimated to be a cart load.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A load borne on a cart; as much as is usually carried at once on a cart, or as is sufficient to load it. It is an indefinite unit of weight.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quantity that a cart holds

Etymologies

From cart +‎ load. (Wiktionary)

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