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charter party

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noun
  1. charter(def 5).

Origin of charter party

First recorded in 1530–40
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Examples from the Web for charter party

Historical Examples

  • The charter-party has been carried out entirely to my satisfaction.

    Explorations in Australia

    John Forrest

  • To charter a vessel is to take her to freight, under a charter-party.

    The Sailor's Word-Book

    William Henry Smyth

  • The "charter-party" with myself seemed to bind me, and so I sailed on.

  • My owners'll have to rank with the rest on their charter-party.

    The Wrecker

    Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne

  • She had a long, but a safe passage, delivering the freight according to the charter-party, in good condition.

    Afloat And Ashore

    James Fenimore Cooper