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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CARTAGE

We had no railway to Donegal, fifteen miles away, and cartage was too expensive.

In cities, for purposes of carriage and cartage, men are used instead of horses.

We met a party of peons conveying salt on the backs of oxen to Cartage.

The crops were to a great extent cut, and some were in process of cartage in heavy waggons.

This is no cartage by a team hauling in the open, but a jerky removal, the work of invisible levers.

Most of the cartage and trucking is done on bamboo poles by Chinamen and with hand trucks, pulled by ropes and shoved.

Few horses or oxen were seen here, most of the cartage being done on two-wheeled trucks by men, women, and boys.

Cartage—The charges made for hauling goods by wagon, or otherwise than by freight or express.

Freight, cartage, and cost of erecting the machine ready for use should be included.

Charged with the cost of freight and cartage on all purchases for the harness department.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, from cart + -age.

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