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Freightage

noun
1.
The charge for transporting something by common carrier.  Synonyms: freight, freight rate.  "The freight rate is usually cheaper"
2.
Transporting goods commercially at rates cheaper than express rates.  Synonym: freight.






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"Freightage" Quotes from Famous Books



... shabby, creaking, mud-plastered sort of coach, into which I bundled together with two travellers of the kind called commercial—almost the only species of traveller I came across during these southern wanderings. A long time was spent in stowing freightage which, after all, amounted to very little; twice, thrice, four, and perhaps five times did we make a false start, followed by uproarious vociferation, and a jerk which tumbled us passengers all together. The gentlemen of commerce rose to wild excitement, ...
— By the Ionian Sea - Notes of a Ramble in Southern Italy • George Gissing



Words linked to "Freightage" :   shipping, charge per unit, rate, transportation, transport



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