In other words, the railroad does not have to hold the goods until the bill of lading, properly indorsed, is presented to it.
Ah, lad, invoices and bills of lading are not done up in that fashion.
The warehouse receipt, even less than a bill of lading, has a day of maturity.
That you sent no lading in the ship is wonderfull, and worthily distasted.
As Young tersely expressed it, we had "given the whole outfit a through bill of lading to Kingdom Come!"
I am therefore ready to deliver the said cargo according to the bill of lading.
The next trip that we made was to Chicago, in the State of Illinois; our lading was the same as we had in our last trip.
An official record of a ship's size, the bills of lading, ownership, &c.
Heres no knavery, to bring my master to buy a ship worth the lading of two or three hundred thousand pounds.
She used to pull out his notes and criticize them like bills of lading.
Old English hladan (past tense hlod, past participle gehladen) "to load, heap" (the general Germanic sense), also "to draw water" (a meaning peculiar to English), from Proto-Germanic *khlad- (cf. Old Norse hlaða, Old Saxon hladan, Middle Dutch and Dutch laden, Old Frisian hlada "to load," Old High German hladen, German laden), from PIE *kla- "to spread out flat" (cf. Lithuanian kloti "to spread," Old Church Slavonic klado "to set, place").