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charter party

charter (def 5).
Origin of charter party
1530-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • "You'll pay me cash, of course," Captain Dove stipulated, as though he had been bargaining about a charter-party.

    The White Blackbird Hudson Douglas
  • To charter a vessel is to take her to freight, under a charter-party.

    The Sailor's Word-Book William Henry Smyth
  • The agreement for the letting to freight the whole or any part of a vessel for one or more voyages; the charter-party.

    The Sailor's Word-Book William Henry Smyth
  • The "charter-party" with myself seemed to bind me, and so I sailed on.

  • The charter-party specified the salary of the captain, surgeon, and carpenter, and allowed 200 pieces of eight for victualling.

  • She had a long, but a safe passage, delivering the freight according to the charter-party, in good condition.

    Afloat And Ashore James Fenimore Cooper
  • The charter-party which we give elsewhere was then signed, the rewards were higher than usual, and many modifications introduced.

  • At the date of the charter-party the vessel was not in Amsterdam, but she arrived there four days later.

    The Common Law Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
  • My owners'll have to rank with the rest on their charter-party.

    The Wrecker Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne
  • charter-party, chrt′ėr-pr′ti, n. the common written form in which the contract of affreightment is expressed—viz.

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