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View synonyms for freightage

freightage

[ frey-tij ]

noun

  1. the transportation of goods.
  2. the price for this.
  3. freight, cargo, or lading.


freightage

/ ˈfreɪtɪdʒ /

noun

  1. the commercial conveyance of goods
  2. the goods so transported
  3. the price charged for such conveyance


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Word History and Origins

Origin of freightage1

First recorded in 1685–95; freight + -age

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Example Sentences

The Helen Mar carried no guano, and charged freightage accordingly for being clean.

Actually, the heavy freightage that must pass over these roads makes it essential that they be first class.

If the potatoes had gone to Philadelphia, he would have paid forty-eight dollars freightage.

One man carries across it a freightage of ingots, another may fish there for herrings.

Passing the wide freightage doors, I came to a narrow one which was wide open; so I first looked, and then walked in.

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