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Meaning of FREIGHTER

Pronunciation:  'freytur

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a cargo ship; "they did much of their overseas trade in foreign bottoms"

FREIGHTER is a 9 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: bottom, merchant ship, merchantman
 See Also: cargo ship, cargo vessel



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Freight"er\, n.
1. One who loads a ship, or one who charters and loads a

2. One employed in receiving and forwarding freight.

3. One for whom freight is transported.

4. A vessel used mainly to carry freight.

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