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carload

[kahr-lohd] /ˈkɑrˌloʊd/
noun
1.
the amount carried by a car, especially a freight car.
2.
the legal minimum weight entitling a railroad shipper to a rate (carload rate) lower than that charged for less than this weight.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55, Americanism; car1 + load
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