expressage

[ ik-spres-ij ]
/ ɪkˈsprɛs ɪdʒ /

noun

the business of transmitting parcels, money, etc., by express.
the charge for such transmission.

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Origin of expressage

An Americanism dating back to 1855–60; express + -age
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British Dictionary definitions for expressage

expressage
/ (ɪkˈsprɛsɪdʒ) /

noun

the conveyance of merchandise by express
the fee charged for such conveyance
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