Fraught (?), n. [OE.fraight, fraght; akin to Dan. fragt, Sw. frakt, D. vracht, G. fracht, cf. OHG. frht merit, reward; perh. from corresponding to E. for + The root of E. own. Cf. Freight.]

A freight; a cargo.




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Fraught, a.

Freighted; laden; filled; stored; charged.

A vessel of our country richly fraught. Shak.

A discourse fraught with all the commending excellences ospeech. South.

Enterprises fraught with world-wide benefits. I. Taylor.


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Fraught, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fraughted or Fraught; p. pr. & vb. n. Fraughting.] [Akin to Dan. fragte, Sw. frakta, D. bevrachten, G. frachten, cf. OHG. fr&emac;ht&omac;n to deserve. See Fraught, n.]

To freight; to load; to burden; to fill; to crowd.


Upon the tumbling billows fraughted ride The armed ships. Fairfax.


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