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expressage

[ik-spres-ij] /ɪkˈsprɛs ɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the business of transmitting parcels, money, etc., by express.
2.
the charge for such transmission.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60, Americanism; express + -age
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  • Nothing in this section shall be interpreted as permitting the hiring of such vehicle for expressage purposes only.
  • The set was offered to the churches for five dollars: the actual cost of reproduction and expressage.
British Dictionary definitions for expressage

expressage

/ɪkˈsprɛsɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the conveyance of merchandise by express
2.
the fee charged for such conveyance
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