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freights

vb. (en-third-person singular of: freight)

Usage examples of "freights".

The high prices charged for trifles were eloquent of high freights and bewildering distances of freightage.

September, 1861, wages would be advanced to five hundred dollars per month, the owners and captains instantly put freights up a few cents, and explained to the farmers along the river the necessity of it, by calling their attention to the burdensome rate of wages about to be established.

They kept themselves back in the days of steamboating supremacy, by a system of wharfage-dues so stupidly graded as to prohibit what may be called small RETAIL traffic in freights and passengers.