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- n. The fee for carrying a parcel by express.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The charge for carrying a parcel by express.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The business of carrying by express; the charge for carrying anything, as a parcel or message, by express.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. rapid transport of goods
Deliver it a million hence; (Survivor pays expressage.)
The Department will be able to stand a reasonable expense for cost of nuts, expressage, etc.
"Do you always figure out things?" asked the banker, apparently much interested that Bob had taken the trouble to find out the rate and figure the cost of the expressage to Pittsburgh.
Bob took the paper and read "378 pounds turtles, at 30 cents per pound -- $75.60, less $2.63 expressage -- $72.97."
If the maps are returned, the charge will be $1.00 covering the expressage both ways; this $1.00, however, will not be lost to purchaser, but will be credited on other maps, charts, or globes that may be purchased.
Will give you large samples if you will pay expressage.
He stated that this was obtained in a damage suit which he brought against this Company because they wanted to charge him expressage of something like 40¢ on
You're always paying expressage on fossils and bugs and sea-weeds and trash.
A guest was never permitted to pay for anything; expressage, laundry and all incidentals were as free as air.
Jack was a little worried about his father, and made an early start the next morning, carrying the mail and expressage.