Definition of "freightage" [freight•age]

  • See freight. (noun)
  • Cargo. (noun)

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Use "freightage" in a sentence
  • "Office of Maritime Development, so that we may have the right to claim our share in the purchase and sale freightage, which is the only by which we can maintain the Merchant Marine."
  • "I, too, could call for small beers and minimise by two - thirds the detestable freightage with which comradeship burdened one."
  • "And while Martin told him, he was busy studying Brissenden, ranging from a long, lean, aristocratic face and drooping shoulders to the overcoat on a neighboring chair, its pockets sagged and bulged by the freightage of many books."