lading

noun
lad·​ing | \ ˈlā-diŋ How to pronounce lading (audio) \

Definition of lading

b : an act of bailing, dipping, or ladling
2 : cargo, freight

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Examples of lading in a Sentence

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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The report, which is more than 200 pages long, includes copies of contracts between North Korean and Syrian companies as well as bills of lading indicating the types of materials shipped. Michael Schwirtz, Anchorage Daily News, "U.N. links North Korea to Syria’s chemical weapon program," 27 Feb. 2018 The report, which is more than 200 pages long, includes copies of contracts between North Korean and Syrian companies as well as bills of lading indicating the types of materials shipped. Michael Schwirtz, New York Times, "U.N. Links North Korea to Syria’s Chemical Weapons Program," 27 Feb. 2018 Those shipping goods to Ivanka’s businesses in America typically identified themselves on bills of lading before the Trump presidency. The Economist, "Not one to avoid a conflictHow Donald Trump is monetising his presidency," 20 July 2017

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First Known Use of lading

1500, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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The first known use of lading was in 1500

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