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load
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 10
1. A burden; that which is laid on or put in anything for conveyance; that which is borne or sustained; a weight; as, a heavy load.
2. The quantity which can be carried or drawn in some specified way; the contents of a cart, barrow, or vessel; that which will constitute a cargo; lading.
3. That which burdens, oppresses, or grieves the mind or spirits; as, a load of care.
4. A particular measure for certain articles, being as much as may be carried at one time by the conveyance commonly used for the article measured; as, a load of wood; a load of hay; specifically, five quarters.
5. The charge of a firearm; as, a load of powder.
6. Weight or violence of blows.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
2. To adulterate or drug; as, to load wine.
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