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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- Mats, boughs, pieces of wood, or other loose materials placed under or among goods carried as cargo in the hold of a ship to keep them dry and to prevent their motion and chafing.

Usage examples (35)
  • I had my "dunnage" sent aboard and then stopped at the office and signed on.
  • The flat boat was quickly poled out to her, and what Swiftwater called their "dunnage" was placed aboard.
  • The three of you sail with me, so pack your dunnage.
  • Lift dunnage and pallets off the floor when cleaning. for more
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