Affreight Af*freight", v. t. [Pref. ad- + freight: cf. F. affr['e]ter. See {Freight}.] To hire, as a ship, for the transportation of goods or freight. [1913 Webster]

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  • affreight — affreighter, n. affreightment, n. /euh frayt /, v.t. to charter (a ship) as a freight carrier. [1840 50; < F affréter (resp. by influence of freight), equiv. to a A 5 ( < L ad AD ) + fréter to hire a ship, deriv. of fret FREIGHT, OF < MD] * * * …   Universalium

  • affreight — af·freight …   English syllables

  • affreight — …   Useful english dictionary

  • affreightment — /əˈfreɪtmənt/ (say uh fraytmuhnt) noun a contract made by a shipowner to carry goods for payment. {obsolete affreight (from French affréter, remodelled on freight) + ment} …   Australian-English dictionary

  • фрахтовать — (судно, самолёт) [ russkiy slovar neftegazovoy promyishlennosti/] Тематики нефтегазовая промышленность EN affreightcharter …   Справочник технического переводчика

  • affreighter — noun see affreight …   Useful english dictionary

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