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shipload

[ship-lohd] /ˈʃɪpˌloʊd/
noun
1.
a full load for a ship.
2.
the cargo or load carried by a ship.
Origin
1630-1640
1630-40; ship + load
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  • On the whole, this shipload was a much finer lot than those procured on the first trip.
  • In addition, there has been a shipload of pretty much all the remaining material and that ship will arrive shortly.
  • The only reason for stopping was a little rest and relaxation for the shipload of soldiers.
British Dictionary definitions for shipload

shipload

/ˈʃɪpˌləʊd/
noun
1.
the quantity carried by a ship
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