Load

Load

, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Loaded; p. pr. & vb. n. Loading. Loaden is obsolete, and laden belongs to lade.] 1. To lay a load or burden on or in, as on a horse or in a cart; to charge with a load, as a gun; to furnish with a lading or cargo, as a ship; hence, to add weight to, so as to oppress or embarrass; to heap upon.
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I strive all in vain to load the cart.
Gascoigne.
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I have loaden me with many spoils.
Shak.
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Those honors deep and broad, wherewith
Your majesty loads our house.
Shak.
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2. To adulterate or drug; as, to load wine. [Cant]
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3. To magnetize. [Obs.] Prior.
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Loaded dice, dice with one side made heavier than the others, so that the number on the opposite side will come up oftenest.
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