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  • v. Present participle of unlade.


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  • She threw the door open, and unladed the ass of all his wares, and first of the youngling, whom she shook awake, and bore into the house, and laid safely on the floor of the chamber; nor did she wait on her wailing, but set about what was to be done to kindle fire, and milk a she-goat, and get meat upon the board.

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • Ostensibly, he was alone with the three men left aboard now that the ship had been unladed and moved away from the wharf to a mooring in the roads, amid the moldering sloops, schooners, and merchantmen imprisoned in the harbor by the blockade.

    City of Glory

  • What is the air speed velocity of an unladed swallow?

    Stuff Portrait Fridays

  • In this attempt we were equally unfortunate, the horses falling repeatedly: one rolled into the river, and it was with difficulty we saved him: my baggage was on him, and was entirely spoiled; the chart case and charts were materially damaged, and our spare thermometer broken: we therefore unladed the horses where they stood, and the men carried the provisions to a firmer spot, where they were reladen.

    Journals of Two Expeditions into the Interior of New South Wales

  • And so they went down unto the sea in ships, -- even in a steam-ship, -- sailing to the Havana, where she was unladed of her burden.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 1, January 1862 Devoted to Literature and National Policy

  • Here we unladed a great part of our Goods, and taking in others, which caused us to stay there a full Moneth, during which space, at leisure times I went abroad to take a survey of the City, which I found to be large and populous, lying for three miles together upon the Sea-shore.

    The Isle Of Pines (1668) and An Essay in Bibliography by Worthington Chauncey Ford

  • It was a very quiet boat that unladed the Pennybets on the steps of

    Tell England A Study in a Generation

  • We made Marseilles and unladed, and were held there a fortnight.


  • Again we unladed and laded, and again voyaged to Marseilles.


  • Not later than a day after our anchoring, the ships being unladed, all San Domingo coming and going, trumpets blew and gathered all to our open place before the Viceroy's house.



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