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drayage

[drey-ij] /ˈdreɪ ɪdʒ/
noun
1.
conveyance by dray.
2.
a charge made for it.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95, Americanism; dray + -age
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British Dictionary definitions for drayage

drayage

/ˈdreɪɪdʒ/
noun
1.
(US)
  1. the act of transporting something a short distance by lorry or other vehicle
  2. the charge made for such a transport
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Word Origin and History for drayage
n.

1791, "conveyance by dray," from dray + -age. Later also in reference to the fee for such.

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