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
From cart + load. (Wiktionary)