\fˈɔːwədɪŋ mˈɜːt͡ʃənt], \fˈɔːwədɪŋ mˈɜːtʃənt], \f_ˈɔː_w_ə_d_ɪ_ŋ m_ˈɜː_tʃ_ə_n_t]\
Definitions of FORWARDING MERCHANT
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By Daniel Lyons
One who receives and forwards goods,taking upon himself the expenses of transportation, for which he receives a compensationfrom the owners, having no concern in the vessels or wagons by which theyare transported, and no interest in the freight, and not being deemed a commoncarrier, but a mere warehouseman and agent. Story, Bailm.
By Henry Campbell Black
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