Definitions

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  • n. The act of carrying; conveyance; carriage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of carrying; conveyance; carriage.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A carrying; carriage; conveyance by carrying. Bacon, Sedition, and Troubles (ed. 1887).

Etymologies

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Latin vectura, from vehere, vectum, to carry. Compare vettura, voiture.

Examples

  • It is likewise to be remembered, that forasmuch as the increase of any estate must be upon the foreigner (for whatsoever is somewhere gotten, is somewhere lost), there be but three things, which one nation selleth unto another; the commodity as nature yieldeth it; the manufacture; and the vecture, or carriage.

    The Essays

  • It is likewise to be remembered, that forasmuch as the increase of any estate must be upon the foreigner (for whatsover is somewhere gotten is somewhere lost), there be but three things which one nation selleth unto another; the commodity as nature yielded it; the manufacture; and the vecture, or carriage.

    XV. Of Seditions and Troubles

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