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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Freighter  \Freight"er\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  loads  a  ship,  or  one  who  charters  and  loads  a 
  ship. 
 
  2.  One  employed  in  receiving  and  forwarding  freight. 
 
  3.  One  for  whom  freight  is  transported. 
 
  4.  A  vessel  used  mainly  to  carry  freight. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  freighter 
  n  :  a  cargo  ship;  "they  did  much  of  their  overseas  trade  in 
  foreign  bottoms"  [syn:  {bottom},  {merchantman},  {merchant 
  ship}] 




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