drayage

noun
dray·​age | \ˈdrā-ij \

Definition of drayage 

: the work or cost of hauling by dray

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The disruption even has spread to railroads, especially in drayage, the service of hauling seaborne shipping containers from ports to rail yards. Fortune, "A Trucker Shortage Is Already Making Stuff More Expensive. A New Rule Is About to Make It Worse," 2 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of drayage

1791, in the meaning defined above

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Dictionary Entries near drayage

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drayman

Drayton

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