[frey-tij] /ˈfreɪ tɪdʒ/

the transportation of goods.
the price for this.
, cargo, or lading.
the commercial conveyance of goods
the goods so transported
the price charged for such conveyance

1690s, a hybrid word, from freight + -age.

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