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dead' freight'

1. an amount owed by a contractor who charters space in a ship but fails to occupy it fully.
2. the unoccupied space of such a ship.
3. heavy or unwieldy nonperishable freight.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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