- the transportation of goods.
- the price for this.
- freight, cargo, or lading.
Origin of freightage
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Examples from the Web for freightage
Commercially, however, distance is mainly a matter of freightage.British Socialism
J. Ellis Barker
Nor are the freightage and postage moneys the only sources of profit.Ocean Steam Navigation and the Ocean Post
Such a freightage of joys he had never taken with him on his road to town.Translations from the German (Vol 3 of 3)
Of what is lighter, especially if it be light as wind, how much easier the freightage!The French Revolution
In exchange for his goods he received furs; and the mules returned with their freightage of very rich treasure.Christopher Carson
John S. C. Abbott
- the commercial conveyance of goods
- the goods so transported
- the price charged for such conveyance
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Word Origin and History for freightage
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