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  • n. Plural form of cartload.

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Examples

  • Larger severance payments do exist, but they go to people who are fired by large companies in so-called charrettes (meaning "cartloads," reminiscent of the cartloads of people sent to the guillotine during the revolution).

    MAIL CALL

  • So many cartloads of bones were dumped that the land is said to have risen high enough to support a windmill.

    Burial ground of Bunyan, Defoe and Blake earns protected status

  • Insulating primary care providers from indirect commercial influence seems preposterously difficult in a world in which pharmaceutical manufacturers market directly to patients, and ply doctors with literally cartloads of free samples, swag, and probably anything else they can foist on them.

    Wonk Room » Ignagni: Government Role In Health Care Is Fine…As Long As It’s For Supporting Health Insurance Industry

  • I look for elderly women armed with coupons, bratty kids that can't make up their minds, cartloads of groceries, someone pondering a label with a look of earnest inquiry, all the usual symptoms, clear-cut signs of an interminably slow line.

    Supermarket Limbo

  • An earnest-looking Napolitano appeared in a "see something, say something" public-service announcement at the height of the holiday season that aired near checkout stands for Walmart shoppers as they waited to ring up cartloads of plastic goodness.

    G.W. Schulz: 'Big Sister' Continues Push for Suspicious Activity Program

  • It calls for experience, confidence and a remarkable degree of natural poise – qualities that these two have in cartloads.

    Scott Hamilton and Alan Barnes: Hi-Ya

  • "In addition to the rivalry between local and foreign herds, people gathered straw by the cartloads to sell further south." says Djahowa Boukari, a younger herder of 47 years.

    Louis Belanger: On the front lines of the war against hunger in Niger

  • Readers saw their own worst fears reflected, magnified, and distorted in her pages in nightmare images of torment and humiliation when Wang is finally forced to find work as a rickshaw puller or join a night shift of men dragging cartloads of heavy goods to the city docks:

    PEARL BUCK IN CHINA

  • Once upon a time in the deep, dark past, I used to receive cartloads of free books in the mail.

    Promo Idea for Authors and Publishers

  • Out in an open field were a number of stakes and two cartloads of wood drawn by donkeys.

    WHEN THE HEAVENS FALL

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