- n. the amount that will fit in a wagon
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. As much as a wagon will hold; enough to fill a wagon; a wagonload.
- wagon + -ful (Wiktionary)
“At her age, working in an office could have been the prelude to a diamond solitaire and a farewell bridal shower, but the acne and the wagonful of baggage (the widowed mother and the crippled sister) were liabilities she could not overcome.”
“They're coming to Colorado, Idaho, Montana and Tennessee by the wagonful to, yet again, leave a big pile of crap for these states to deal with by 2020.”
“No sooner had he settled in at the trading post than here the Berrybenders came, with Lady Tasmin herself driving a wagonful of servants and attendants.”
“A wagonful of good presents, properly distributed, will take the fight out of most savages, given time.”
“But the grinning man now pushing a gun into his armpit looked like he could lift a wagonful of watermelons.”
“They buried Jake Spoon by moonlight on the slope above the creek and, after some discussion, cut down Roy Suggs and little Eddie, plus the old man Dan Suggs had killed, a drummer named Collins with a wagonful of patent medicines.”
“An old man had been crossing the tracks with a wagonful of pigs.”
“Then Bruce wheeled her out the way Grandpere Jack would wheel a wagonful of cow manure, his head back and his arms extended so the stench would be as far away from him as possible.”
“Once or twice a day Patches and I passed a lone cowboy on a gaunt horse, or a wagonful of Mexicans.”
“She spent the entire morning in town, returning about three o'clock with a wagonful of purchases.”
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