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Definitions of reload

  1. place a new load on; " The movers reloaded the truck"
  2. To load anew, as a gun.

Usage examples for reload

  1. These she and Mary proceeded to reload in the hall, and then returned to their post at the upper front window. – Charlie to the Rescue by R.M. Ballantyne
  2. They kept their saddles, however, but without being able to reload their pieces. – The Boy Hunters by Captain Mayne Reid
  3. We got back, and the crew had to reload the wool without assistance, for it bore the accursed brand of a " freedom- of- contract" shed. – Over the Sliprails by Henry Lawson
  4. This was a lucky move for us, for it gave us an opportunity to reload our guns and pistols and prepare for the next charge of the enemy. – The Adventures of Buffalo Bill by Col. William F. Cody
  5. When I began to reload, my right foot gave way and I fell. – Bamboo Tales by Ira L. Reeves
  6. Then, again, when the Zulus rushed in on an enemy, it was possible to shoot down several of them, but those not shot would stab with their assagies, before the men armed with guns could reload. – The White Chief of the Caffres by A.W. Drayson
  7. There was no need to fire another light; it was impossible that we could hope to hold our own in the open, and our enemies would be upon us before we had time to reload, so there was nothing for it but to retreat to the stockade with all speed. – Marjorie by Justin Huntly McCarthy
  8. One clip, fire, and reload, at will! – Uller Uprising by Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr
  9. For an instant the air all about me seemed to be full of lead, but I was untouched; and, knowing that it would take them a minute or two to reload, I wheeled about and, crossing some half- dozen yards of open ground, took cover behind a convenient rock. – The Strange Adventures of Eric Blackburn by Harry Collingwood
  10. O Bara Miyan, said he, let thy men reload and fire again! – The Flying Legion by George Allan England
  11. The cry was drowned out by a solid fire from the Mexicans, who continued to pour in volley after volley just as fast as they could reload. – For the Liberty of Texas by Edward Stratemeyer
  12. Miss Ryder explained that she had been practising shooting with her uncle and had forgotten to reload. – Afterwards by Kathlyn Rhodes
  13. The Indians gave chase, but he managed to keep ahead, and even found time to reload his rifle. – The Adventures of Daniel Boone: the Kentucky rifleman by Uncle Philip
  14. I say, Cunningham, keep Murdock up there with you to reload; we can do very well without him down here. – Turned Adrift by Harry Collingwood
  15. " As the lion was still on its legs, I hastened to reload my gun; but hearing a sudden and frightful cry from the natives, I looked up and saw the wounded lion springing upon me. – New National Fourth Reader by Charles J. Barnes and J. Marshall Hawkes
  16. We hastened to reload our guns as fast as we could. – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston
  17. It was the duty of a good housewife, in case of a conflict, to reload her husband's arms. – Abbé Aubain and Mosaics by Prosper Mérimée
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