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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Freight  \Freight\,  n.  [F.  fret,  OHG.  fr?ht  merit,  reward.  See 
  {Fraught},  n.] 
  1.  That  with  which  anything  in  fraught  or  laden  for 
  transportation;  lading;  cargo,  especially  of  a  ship,  or  a 
  car  on  a  railroad,  etc.;  as  a  freight  of  cotton;  a  full 
  freight. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Freight  \Freight\,  a. 
  Employed  in  the  transportation  of  freight;  having  to  do  with 
  freight;  as  a  freight  car 
 
  {Freight  agent},  a  person  employed  by  a  transportation 
  company  to  receive,  forward,  or  deliver  goods. 
 
  {Freight  car}.  See  under  {Car}. 
 
  {Freight  train},  a  railroad  train  made  up  of  freight  cars;  -- 
  called  in  England  goods  train. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Freight  \Freight\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Freighted};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Freighting}.]  [Cf.  F.  freter.] 
  To  load  with  goods,  as  a  ship,  or  vehicle  of  any  kind  for 
  transporting  them  from  one  place  to  another;  to  furnish  with 
  freight;  as  to  freight  a  ship;  to  freight  a  car 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  freight 
  n  1:  goods  carried  by  a  large  vehicle  [syn:  {cargo},  {lading},  {load}, 
  {loading},  {payload},  {shipment},  {consignment}] 
  2:  transporting  goods  commercially  at  rates  cheaper  than 
  express  rates  [syn:  {freightage}] 
  3:  the  charge  for  transporting  something  by  common  carrier;  "we 
  pay  the  freight,"  or  "the  freight  rate  is  usually  cheaper" 
  [syn:  {freightage},  {freight  rate}] 
  v  1:  transport  by  freight 
  2:  load  with  goods  for  transportation 




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