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  • noun Plural form of lading.

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Examples

  • The next day they took some five or six small frigates, bound from Santiago de Tolu to Cartagena, with ladings of "live hogs, hens, and maize, which we call Guinea wheat."

    On the Spanish Main Or, Some English forays on the Isthmus of Darien.

  • Her ladings during the banana-harvest are feverish, tumultuous, vociferous.

    Foe-Farrell

  • Her ladings during the sleepy remainder of the year comprise canned meats, Scotch whisky, illustrated magazines, and plantation inspectors.

    Foe-Farrell

  • The crews, however, together with their ladings, were saved.

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 12

  • The rails came straight forward from the shaft, here and there overgrown with little green bushes, but still entire, and still carrying a truck, which it was Sam's delight to trundle to and fro by the hour with various ladings.

    The Silverado Squatters

  • The mills certified to the corn; and as we swung around the curves of the river or shot down its reaches we met long lean steamboats fighting against the current under heavy ladings of big-bellied wine-casks -- on their genial way northward to moisten thirsty Paris throats.

    The Christmas Kalends of Provence And Some Other Provençal Festivals

  • Two of these reached an American port, their bulky and heavy ladings of dry goods and hardware not permitting transfer or distribution.

    Sea Power in its Relations to the War of 1812 Volume 2

  • The rails came straight forward from the shaft, here and there overgrown with little green bushes, but still entire, and still carrying a truck, which it was Sam's delight to trundle to and fro by the hour with various ladings.

    The Silverado Squatters

  • Shed fair words o'er their ladings and the opened southland bales;

    The Story of Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs

  • Moreover to oblige farther the Hollanders; and contemn the Governour, and his party, they gave greater ladings unto the two Ships, then they could desire, with many gifts, and presents, unto the Officers, and

    Bucaniers of America:

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