Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    Affreightment.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Affreightment;' a contract for the hire of a vessel. From the Fr. fret, which, according to Cowell, meant tons or tonnage.