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Unlade   Listen
verb
Unlade  v. t.  
1.
To take the load from; to take out the cargo of; as, to unlade a ship or a wagon. "The venturous merchant... Shall here unlade him and depart no more."
2.
To unload; to remove, or to have removed, as a load or a burden; to discharge. "There the ship was to unlade her burden."






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"Unlade" Quotes from Famous Books



... the voyage is attended with much trouble, and will sometimes require forty or fifty days to get down. In this case the boats often strike on the stones in the river, when it becomes necessary to unlade and repair them, which is attended with much trouble and delay; and on this account the merchants have always one or two spare boats, that if one happen to split or be lost by striking on the shoals, they may have another ready to take in their goods till they have repaired the broken boat ...
— A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume VII • Robert Kerr

... dearest of Dears, no more, 'Tis most unseasonable— I bring a Heart full fraight with eager Hopes, Opprest with a vast Load of longing Love; Let me unlade me in that soft white Bosom, That Storehouse of rich Joys and lasting Pleasures, And lay me down as on a Bed of Lillies. [She ...
— The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. II • Aphra Behn

... to do, I shall expose to advance our Mirth; the Rogues must be cozen'd, because they're so positive they never can be so: but I am now for softer Joys, for Woman, for Woman in abundance— dear Hal. inform me where I may safely unlade my Heart. ...
— The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. I (of 6) • Aphra Behn

... determined, what is to be done with the property? I have the right to destroy the vessels, but not the cargoes, in case the latter should prove to be, as claimed, Spanish property—but how am I to destroy the former, and not the latter? I cannot before sentence unlade the cargoes and deliver them to the claimants, for I do not know that the claims will be sustained; and I cannot destroy them, for I do not know that the claims will not ...
— The Cruise of the Alabama and the Sumter • Raphael Semmes



Words linked to "Unlade" :   unload, offload



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