What does cartage mean?

cartage meaning in General Dictionary

The work of holding in a cart

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  • the task of using anything away in a cart or vehicle and losing it
  • The work of carrying in a cart.
  • the cost purchased carting.

cartage meaning in Law Dictionary

The work of using anything away in a cart or truck and losing it.

cartage meaning in Etymology Dictionary

c.1300, from cart + -age.

cartage meaning in Business Dictionary

Charge for carrying goods for brief distances, eg within a commercial location or town. Also called drayage or haulage.

Sentence Examples with the word cartage

It may be supposed that originally the public roads, when worn by the cartage of the coal, were repaired by laying planks of timber at the bottom of the ruts, and that then the planks were laid on the surface of special roads or ways' formed between the collieries and the river.

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