Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Word of the day #25: drayage

It's been awhile since I posted a word of the day. Today's requires two definitions.

dray•age P Pronunciation Key (dr-a-i-j)
1. Transport by dray.
A charge for transport by dray.

dray P Pronunciation Key (dr-ay )
A low, heavy cart without sides, used for haulage.

tr.v. drayed, dray•ing, drays
To haul by means of a low, heavy sideless cart.
2. [Middle English draie, sledge, cart, from Old English dragan, to draw.]

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