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LADING (from " to lade," O. Eng. hlad...

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Originally appearing in Volume V16, Page 59 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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LADING (from " to lade," O. Eng. hladan, to put cargo on board; cf. " load "), BILL OF, the document given as receipt by the master of a merchant vessel to the consignor of goods, as a guarantee for their safe delivery to the consignee. (See AFFREIGHT TENT.)
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