Origin of freighter
Related Words for freighterwagon, van, car, crate, pickup, rig, jeep, freighter, lorry, buggy, dump, wheels, carryall, semi, eighteen-wheeler
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Contemporary Examples of freighter
The 7,000-ton freighter is still stocked with sake bottles and four fighter planes, and it is encircled by gray reef.A WWII Battle Frozen in Time
May 14, 2014
Historical Examples of freighter
"Ahoy there, aboard the freighter," sounded a stern, determined voice.The Space Rover
Edwin K. Sloat
The British freighter Strathend, of 4,321 tons, was the first victim.
We just heard about it last evening, when the news came in on a freighter from there.Lone Star Planet
Henry Beam Piper and John Joseph McGuire
Slipped into the village on a freighter at dusk one evening.
That freighter leaves to-night for Barbados with sugar machinery.Blow The Man Down
1620s, "one who loads," agent noun from freight (v.). Meaning "a cargo vessel" is from 1839, American English.