What does the word cargo mean?

Usage examples for cargo

  1. I immediately furnished the boat with an ample supply both of fresh meat and vegetables, and having completed its little cargo, it proceeded again to sea forthwith. – A New Voyage Round the World, in the years 1823, 24, 25, and 26, Vol. 2 by Otto von Kotzebue
  2. Having completed the business, he hurried away to the shipping- office, and was fortunate enough to secure the services of a very promising- looking mate, who undertook to establish himself on board forthwith, so as to be on the spot in readiness to receive the cargo as it came down to the ship. – The Voyage of the Aurora by Harry Collingwood
  3. At last, with a full cargo, though some died on board, we came in here. – The Three Commanders by W.H.G. Kingston