verb (used with object)
Origin of freight
Examples from the Web for freight
Up in the tower, Bucca was joined by Battalion Chief Orio Palmer, who had managed to get a freight elevator to bring him part way.
Toledo is a tough city, a factory town, a freight train junction, a lake steamer port.
The danger is a bigger fire in an under-floor baggage or freight hold.
Charges for freight and passenger travel were enormous in the early days of the road.Prowling about Panama|George A. Miller
He and his companions had broken open a freight car and had brought each a good load.Ralph on the Overland Express|Allen Chapman
Freight was scarce and, had it not been for government shipments, some of the railroads would have been abandoned.The Sequel of Appomattox|Walter Lynwood Fleming
You promised to freight my ship ere I departed, and so you shall; or I mean to load her with your dead carcasses.The Pocahontas-John Smith Story|Pocahontas Wight Edmunds
By this route fifty dollars was saved on every ton of freight from Ottawa to the middle north.The Story of Isaac Brock|Walter R. Nursey
British Dictionary definitions for freight
- commercial transport that is slower and cheaper than express
- the price charged for such transport
- goods transported by this means
- (as modifier)freight transport