the act of lading.
that with which something is laden; load; freight; cargo.
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How to use lading in a sentence
And they'd have to get definite word about the extension of a railroad siding for the lading purposes, too.
By the help of the capstan he had raised to the deck of the Durande the package which he had made of the lading of the sloop.Toilers of the Sea | Victor Hugo
The buoyant koker-booms acted admirably, keeping the decks, with all lading on them, high and dry.
The rafts were to be taken apart, and, with their lading, transported overland piecemeal.
Their lading had been already put ashore, as river, or no river, they could be of no further service there.
British Dictionary definitions for lading
a load; cargo; freight
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