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 Meanings and Examples of FREIGHT
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freight
 n.  transport commercially as cargo; load with goods; goods carried by a large vehicle
Classic Sentence: (20 in 2 pages)
1  There were a few wagons loading at the freight cars and several mud-splashed buggies with rough-looking strangers at the reins but only two carriages.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
2  The sound of wheels roused her from these musings, and leaning behind her shutters she saw the omnibus take up its freight.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
3  'We'll catch the freight that gets in before twelve,' I told him.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
4  Maybe he came in on a freight, but the brakeman hadn't seen him.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VI
5  Sometimes there were Bohemians from Wilber, or German boys who came down on the afternoon freight from Bismarck.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XII
6  That day they had killed about four thousand cattle, and these cattle had come in freight trains from far states, and some of them had got hurt.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 5
7  The gates were down, and a long train of freight cars was thundering by.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 22
8  He traveled upon the railroad with several other men, hiding in freight cars at night, and liable to be thrown off at any time, regardless of the speed of the train.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 23
9  For some time there was no noise but the grating sound of the spades discharging their freight of mould and gravel.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
10  About two o'clock in the morning the raft grounded on the bar two hundred yards above the head of the island, and they waded back and forth until they had landed their freight.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
11  When the ferryboat with her wild freight pushed into the stream, nobody cared sixpence for the wasted time but the captain of the craft.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
12  I'm the captain and the owner and the mate and the pilot and watchman and head deck-hand; and sometimes I'm the freight and passengers.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII.
13  I fully authorize you at once to assume the command of the Pharaon, and look carefully to the unloading of her freight.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 5. The Marriage-Feast.
14  The Phoenicians stayed a whole year till they had loaded their ship with much precious merchandise, and then, when they had got freight enough, they sent to tell the woman.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XV
15  I offered to leave my goods in security for payment of my freight: but the captain protested he would not receive one farthing.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER VIII.
Example Sentence:
1  I'm the captain, the pilot, and watchman; and sometimes I'm the freight and passengers.
2  Lots of closing of retail stores and factories only means more declines in freight demand.
3  The freight for the voyage must not exceedï¿¡500 with five per cent. primage.
4  "I'm the captain and the owner and the mate and the pilot and watchman and head deck-hand; and sometimes I'm the freight and passengers."
5  A stretch of firm sands forms a primitive highway for the heavily-laden wagons to freight from the harbor to the town.
6  The freight is not included in the account.
7  This aircraft company deals with freight only; it has no travel service.
8  The new Combi can be used either as a passenger plane, or for transporting freight.
9  Environmental pressures are strengthening the case for waterborne freight.
10  The engine pulled a long line of freight cars.