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the act or cost of carting.
Historical Examples

A small parlor organ is practically a necessity and can probably be procured for the cost of the cartage.
Why the Chimes Rang: A Play in One Act Elizabeth Apthorp McFadden

We had no railway to Donegal, fifteen miles away, and cartage was too expensive.
Ireland as It Is Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)

These rates are exclusive of cartage and of the extra charges referred to in Appendix I. Page vii.
Railway Rates: English and Foreign J. Grierson

We met a party of peons conveying salt on the backs of oxen to cartage.
In New Granada W.H.G. Kingston

Most of the cartage and trucking is done on bamboo poles by Chinamen and with hand trucks, pulled by ropes and shoved.
Seven Legs Across the Seas Samuel Murray

The crops were to a great extent cut, and some were in process of cartage in heavy waggons.
In the Russian Ranks John Morse

In cities, for purposes of carriage and cartage, men are used instead of horses.
Up To Date Business Various

This is no cartage by a team hauling in the open, but a jerky removal, the work of invisible levers.
The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles Jean Henri Fabre

Freight, cartage, and cost of erecting the machine ready for use should be included.
Cyclopedia of Commerce, Accountancy, Business Administration, v. 4 Various

Few horses or oxen were seen here, most of the cartage being done on two-wheeled trucks by men, women, and boys.
Seven Legs Across the Seas Samuel Murray

the process or cost of carting

c.1300, from cart + -age.


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