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Definition of "lading" []

  • The act of loading. (noun)
  • Cargo; freight. (noun)
  • A load; cargo; freight (noun)

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Use "lading" in a sentence
  • "[Yet] we put the vast business of a custom house in the hands of a flathead who does not know a bill of lading from a transit of Venus [laughter and a pause] — never having heard of either of them before, [and entrusted the Treasury Department to] an ignorant villager who never before could wrestle with a two-weeks 'wash-bill without getting thrown."
  • "Employees shall be required to submit the original bills of lading, or a certified copy thereof or if no bill of lading is available, other evidence showing point of origin, destination, and weight."
  • "If no bill of lading is required, other evidence showing point of origin, destination, and weight shall be required."