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drayage

[ drey-ij ]
/ ˈdreɪ ɪdʒ /
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noun
conveyance by dray.
a charge made for it.
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Origin of drayage

An Americanism dating back to 1785–95; dray + -age
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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
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