expressage

[ ik-spres-ij ]
/ ɪkˈsprɛs ɪdʒ /
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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. express lane,
  2. express mail,
  3. express oneself,
  4. express rifle,
  5. express warranty,
  6. expressed almond oil,
  7. expressed skull fracture,
  8. expression,
  9. expression mark,
  10. expression vector

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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