Definition of Lightered

1. Verb. (past of lighter) ¹



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Definition of Lightered

1. lighter [v] - See also: lighter

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lightered

lightened
lightened up
lightener
lighteners
lightening
lightening up
lightenings
lightens
lightens up
lighter
lighter-than-air
lighter-than-air craft
lighter fluid
lighterage
lighterages
lightered
lightering
lighterman
lightermen
lighters
lightest
lighteth
lightface
lightfaced
lightfaces
lightfast
lightfastness
lightfastnesses
lightfield camera
lightfoot

Literary usage of Lightered

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bulletins and Other State Intelligence (1868)
"Any lighter which may rejoin in the road the vessel she has lightered, must not quit such vessel on any pretext, except in case of bad weather, ..."

2. Alaska: Its Meaning to the World, Its Resources, Its Opportunities by Charles Richard Tuttle (1914)
"At this place freight has to be lightered. The principal ports of the Alaska ... In most cases freight must as yet be lightered at these ports. ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of Exchequer by Roger Meeson, Great Britain Court of Exchequer, William Newland Welsby, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber (1845)
"... a certain lighterage in that behalf: and the plain- cial Dock< <°rT • *~i lightered by tiff then received the said goods on board the said lighter that ..."

4. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William B. Dana (1854)
"In the few eases which have occurred of such refusal, sometimes the consignee ha* lightered the goods, and sometime« the carrier has lightered tlu-m, ..."

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