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

    One in which the masters or owners engage separately with a number of persons unconnected with each other to convey their respective goods to the place of the ship’s destination. See 6 Cow. (N. Y.) 173, 16 Am. Dec. 437.