- the transportation of goods.
- the price for this.
- freight, cargo, or lading.
Origin of freightage
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Related Wordstransit, transportation, shipment, shipping, transport, removal, lift, passage, carrier, carriage, moving, vehicle, conveyance, movement, conveying, transference, transferring, conveyor, carrying
Examples from the Web for freightage
Commercially, however, distance is mainly a matter of freightage.British Socialism
J. Ellis Barker
Nor are the freightage and postage moneys the only sources of profit.Ocean Steam Navigation and the Ocean Post
Such a freightage of joys he had never taken with him on his road to town.Translations from the German (Vol 3 of 3)
Of what is lighter, especially if it be light as wind, how much easier the freightage!The French Revolution
In exchange for his goods he received furs; and the mules returned with their freightage of very rich treasure.Christopher Carson
John S. C. Abbott
- the commercial conveyance of goods
- the goods so transported
- the price charged for such conveyance
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Word Origin and History for freightage
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