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boatload

[boht-lohd] /ˈboʊtˌloʊd/
noun
1.
the cargo that a vessel carries or is capable of carrying.
Origin
1670-1680
1670-80; boat + load
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  • Red-carpet glitz and glamour needn't cost a boatload of cash.
  • It went to the west debris field and brought up the left engine and a boatload of worthless scraps.
  • We also caught a boatload of trout in the kayak pond.
  • When a boatload would stop next to the ship there were many too drunk to climb the rope ladder.
British Dictionary definitions for boatload

boatload

/ˈbəʊtˌləʊd/
noun
1.
the amount of cargo or number of people held by a boat or ship
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