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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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7) The books were condemned and 24 cartloads were burned at the stake on Friday, June 6, 1242, an act repeated again in Paris in 1309 and 1321, as well as in Toulouse, Bourge and Pamiers.
Can anyone imagine the amount of carbon dioxide spewed out the belly of a factory furnace into which cartloads of fuel have been dumped
Among the most interesting modern material is a series of photographs of the biennial ceremony at the Panchayani Temple which involves the descendants of all seven original Kunwar brothers, whilst the fascinating vignettes from an earlier era include the account of ritual Dasain gambling in Singha Darbar, when vast sums were won or lost on the toss of a few corrie shells and debts settled the following morning by transporting cartloads of coins between the Rana residences.
Denison the Speaker would give us I have no doubt cartloads of Parliamentary papers of not much use to him & valuable to us The other departments I have named would do likewise Pray let me entreat you to put your shoulder to the wheel We have been sadly disappointed in not being able to send Tulk home & this cast on you a lions share of Trustee labor Knowing your disposition to help us we propose to you to employ Mr Wornum, of Marlboro House to carry out the details if you like him and he will act
Ron was interested in football, which is reflected in many of the old photographs, and he notes down some of the city's football history, including the fact that in the 1923-4 season between 12,000 and 13,000 cartloads of soil and sandstone "from our old city wall" was deposited on the Swan Lane bank of the football ground.
cartloads were standing, chickens, eggs, and butter were sold.
He draws cartloads of produce and homemade bricks to the village on market day.
A number of sites were removed from the townland in the 18th and 19th centuries including standing stones, elaborate cists and two unmarked cemeteries which produced `many cartloads of human bones' (MacAdam & Getty 1855: 364).
He gets on a bus and works the day shift hovering over an industrial-sized stainless steel sink, scraping charred lasagna like old gaskets from rims of heavy pans, or wheeling cartloads of trash and foodscraps down the red-brick tile corridors that lead away from the cafeteria at Anchorage's Providence Hospital.
Found guilty of containing material contrary to Christian thought, cartloads filled with these sacred Jewish books were burned in public bonfires.
Proceeding by subpoena, rather than search warrant, will draw defense counsel into the process of sifting through documents, a process that might otherwise be quite onerous for a prosecutor in a white-collar case involving cartloads of documents.
Linux was written essentially to run well, not to make cartloads of money.