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  • n. Plural form of shipload.

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Examples

  • My sleep was often a torment to me, for it was then that my desires took licence to rove, so that a thousand times I dreamed myself possessed of hogsheads of tobacco -- ay, and of warehouses of tobacco, and of shiploads and of entire plantations of tobacco.

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  • Fourteen shiploads of cargo and machinery arrived to provide tons of food.

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  • Investors at the time built import terminals to receive shiploads of gas from the Middle East and Africa.

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  • "Live animal exports are shiploads of misery," he told reporters.

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  • Cutting Russia's bargaining powerWhile Russia holds out for the best price, gas demand in Europe is weak, shale gas makes North America self-sufficient in gas, and shiploads of liquefied natural gas cruise the oceans looking for buyers.

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  • If you feel that the manipulation of the news flow regarding metals “demand” is designed to get prices down and facilitate a grab for copper mines and not just for a few shiploads in the short term then the mines that are in the target range are largely in Peru and they are projects like those of Candente and Chariot Resources.

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  • “Men have been drowned, not one by one nor two by two, but a hundred and a thousand at a time and even whole shiploads.”

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  • That was 2005, And now we're importing shiploads of stuff again, and sending the ships back filled with cash -- and what's left of our future.

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  • Now comes word via the London Times that Gadhafi plans to pay £2 billion to victims of IRA bombs for his role in supplying shiploads of explosives.

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  • Now comes word via the London Times that Gadhafi plans to pay £2 billion to victims of IRA bombs for his role in supplying shiploads of explosives.

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