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American Dictionary of the English Language

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Fraught


FRAUGHT, adjective fraut.

1. Laden; loaded; charged; as a vessel richly fraught with goods from India. This sense is used in poetry; but in common business, freighted only is used.

2. Filled; stored; full; as a scheme fraught with mischief; the scriptures are fraught with excellent precepts.

FRAUGHT, noun A freight; a cargo. [Not now used.]

FRAUGHT, verb transitive To load; to fill; to crowd. obsolete