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He threatened to off-load all the women on the first available place, as he had never in his life had so much trouble.

They expect trains to stop and off-load, or load, on the main line.

"Off-load those chunks of meat near the fire and get to hell out of this," said Fernie roughly to the waggon boy.

WORD ORIGIN

"unload," 1850, from off (adv.) + load (v.). Originally S.African, on model of Dutch afladen.

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