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cartful

/ˈkɑːtˌfʊl/
noun
1.
the amount a cart can hold
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  • If we had only thought a little, we could have taken out a cartful of papers and given pleasure to hundreds.

  • Then came the cartful of our dead, whom we were carrying with us to insure their decent burial.

    Micah Clarke Arthur Conan Doyle
  • A month later Pre Bourron sold out a cartful of calves at the market at Bonville.

    A Village of Vagabonds F. Berkeley Smith
  • And I wasn't going to let anything upset my cartful of golden apples.

    The Chameleon Man William P. McGivern
  • "It can always be used for firewood," said another, contemplating the cartful.

    Yiddish Tales Various
  • Or a cartful of peasant women stopping to cross themselves at a way-side shrine?

    The March Family Trilogy, Complete William Dean Howells
  • It was not the first time that he had picked the needle from a cartful of hay.

  • He ordered one of his men to take a cartful of stones and a rake and to set off to mend the road, which was to be done as follows.

  • We heard that the famous preacher was to be at a neighboring parish church, and off we set, a cartful of irrepressible youngsters.

    Spare Hours John Brown

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