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lading

noun

Definition of lading

  1. 1 a :  loading 1 b :  an act of bailing, dipping, or ladling

  2. 2 :  cargo, freight



Examples of lading

  1. <a bill of lading is a document issued by a carrier that lists goods being shipped and specifies the terms of their transport>



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