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cartload

The quantity a cart will carry, usually ¼ to 1 cu yd (approx. 0.2 to 0.8 cu m).
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Read thus, Shakespeare's preoccupation with the decomposition of bodies into earth recalls 'the cartloads of dirt tradesmen possibly heaped in mounds to give their Doomsday pageant wagon the look of a graveyard' (130).
He used a series of rafts made from ling (a type of heather) and furze (gorse) tied in bundles as foundations, upon which he poured cartloads of stone and gravel with a cambered surface to ensure good drainage.
There are some fascinating pictures of Maindy Pool where between 1926 and 1934 some 16,000 cartloads of rubble were tipped after a number of children and adults were drowned there.
You have to feel sorry for the families when mourners turn up with cartloads of molotovs and turn these tragic events into war zones.
The alkaline pH coupled with a lack of boron had prevented beets and carrots from benefiting from the nutrients provided by the annual cartloads of composted manure applied to the garden.
PJ Carroll & Company, who made cigarettes, sponsored the horses on the circuit going back and through their public relations man Pat Heneghan looked after us with cartloads of cigarettes.
One 1/2-ton truckload will create between four and five cartloads.
When the antiquary, John Lelend, visited the area in 1545 or thereabouts, only one tower of the haughty structure was still standing, and Leland watched as cartloads of stone were being taken away to effect repairs to Pershore bridge.
William of Gloucester was fixing lead piping in a cutting 24 feet deep on the Archbishop of York's estate at Churchdown, when an estimated 100 cartloads of earth fell in on him.
As for the "investment" value of clothes and other items - it's worth remembering that you can't sell a fur coat for love nor the proverbial these days and that those few remaining "cheap as chips" Staffordshire figures from the Victorian era, which were the poor man's Chelsea and Bow, were thrown away in cartloads and have now acquired "rarity value".
The majority of them are third and fourth generation drivers, their fathers and grandfathers before them driving horse and donkey-drawn cartloads on dirt roads.