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Unload (a ship or cargo).
- ‘Now when we had discovered Cyprus, we left it on the left hand, and sailed into Syria, and landed at Tyre: for there the ship was to unlade her burden.’
- ‘The wharves and warehouses on the Floss were busy again, with echoes of eager voices, with hopeful lading and unlading.’
- ‘As Vul dried himself off from his dip in the pond, Asa unladed all the packs from the horses and donkey.’
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