cartage

[ kahr-tij ]
/ ˈkɑr tɪdʒ /

noun

the act or cost of carting.

Nearby words

  1. cart before the horse, put the,
  2. cart horse,
  3. cart off,
  4. cart track,
  5. cart-way,
  6. cartagena,
  7. carte,
  8. carte blanche,
  9. carte de visite,
  10. carte du jour

Origin of cartage

Middle English word dating back to 1275–1325; see origin at cart, -age

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British Dictionary definitions for cartage

cartage

/ (ˈkɑːtɪdʒ) /

noun

the process or cost of carting
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Word Origin and History for cartage

cartage

n.

c.1300, from cart + -age.

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