from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The amount that a wagon can hold.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. the amount that can be loaded onto a wagon
- n. the load of a wagon
- n. In rail terminology, a type of freight train service in which individual wagons have separate destinations and/or cargos
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as wagonful.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The load carried by a wagon: as, a wagon-load of coal; hence, figuratively, a large amount: as, a very little text serves for a wagon-load of comment.
I stopped playing the fourth or fifth time I jumped off a tower into a wagonload ofstraw.
Winter shows yet again that wailing the blues effectively demands sizzling focus and a wagonload of knowledge.
I wish I could take a wagonload of these home to Edilean with me.
They were pretending to deliver a wagonload of potatoes and hams to the Williamsport train.
What's at stake: As has been the case since the Jets dropped three straight, they're dealing with a wagonload of pressure.
They turned in a wagonload of blank pages and then left Albany in brand new automobiles.
"It was reported that" Terrance "Phatty" Boden brought in a wagonload of cats the other night and cleared 50 dollars in profit by selling them to lonely dance-hall girls.
I demand a wagonload of milk shakes and freedom for all monkeys caged in zoos.
That year, however, Isa-tai had, in the presence of witnesses, raised from his stomach a wagonload of cartridges, belched it up, and then swallowed it again.
It was also said—with even less proof—that the first Frazier had actually been the one who drove the wagonload of gold that had been the basis for the founding of the town.