drayage

[ drey-ij ]
/ ˈdreɪ ɪdʒ /

noun

conveyance by dray.
a charge made for it.

QUIZZES

IS YOUR DESERT PLANT KNOWLEDGE SUCCULENT OR DRIED UP?

Cactus aficionados, don't get left in the dust with this quiz on desert plants. Find out if you have the knowledge to survive this prickly foray into the desert!
Question 1 of 7
This tall, horizontally branched cactus is probably the most recognizable cactus in Arizona. What is it called?

Origin of drayage

An Americanism dating back to 1785–95; dray + -age
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for drayage

British Dictionary definitions for drayage

drayage
/ (ˈdreɪɪdʒ) /

noun

US
  1. the act of transporting something a short distance by lorry or other vehicle
  2. the charge made for such a transport
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012