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1‘the conveyance of agricultural produce from the Billingsgate area’
transportation, transport, carriage, carrying, transfer, transference, movement, delivery
haulage, portage, cartage, shipment, freightage
vehicle, means of transport, method of transport
car, motor car, bus, coach, van, lorry, truck, carriage, bicycle, motorbike, motorcycle
3‘the conveyance of meaning’
communication, imparting, transmission, passing on, conveying
4‘the conveyance of property’
transfer, transference, transferral, granting, ceding, devolution
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