noun[mass noun] archaic
1The action of loading a ship with cargo.
- The fifth autumn was rich in golden cornstacks, rising in thick clusters among the distant hedgerows; the wharves and warehouses on the Floss were busy again, with echoes of eager voices, with hopeful lading and unlading.
- Goods were winched down into their holds and when their lading was complete, tow galleys moved the ships into the harbor where they apparently set sail for whatever port they were bound for.
- I also agree with the Arbitrators that delivery against the Bill of lading was not necessary
Words that rhyme with ladingarcading, grading, shading, unfading, upbraiding
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