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Gathering, bundling, crating, and shipping are all to be watched carefully.

"I guess we'll be crating from now till tonight without a stop," he said unhappily.

It can be used for crating and for partitions and other purposes in loading the car.

Through the transparent walls he could see the staff packing the records, crating them for shipment.

Ten million feet of lumber were used, chiefly in boxing and crating, as very little wood is now used in the reaper.

She found even the wrapping of chair legs with excelsior, and the crating of bureau and tables, interesting.

At Wargla the explorers remained for several days, boxing and crating their specimens and antiquities.

Mother, you know very well what the crating and freight would have cost, and you sold your stuff for more than it was worth.

This plan would save time, and also the cost of crating and expressage if done at Tarrytown.

WORD ORIGIN

"large box," 1680s, earlier "hurdle, grillwork" (late 14c.), from Latin cratis "wickerwork, lattice, kitchen-rack," or from Dutch krat "basket;" both perhaps from a common PIE root *kert- "to turn, entwine" (see hurdle (n.)).

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