Carrying trade
Carrying Car"ry*ing, n. The act or business of transporting from one place to another. [1913 Webster]

{Carrying place}, a carry; a portage.

{Carrying trade}, the business of transporting goods, etc., from one place or country to another by water or land; freighting. [1913 Webster]

We are rivals with them in . . . the carrying trade. --Jay. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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