What does Dunnage mean?

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ˈdʌn ɪdʒDun·nage

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  1. dunnage(Noun)

    Material, often wood, most commonly used to fill spaces to prevent items from shifting during shipment.

  2. dunnage(Noun)

    Personal effects; baggage.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dunnage(noun)

    fagots, boughs, or loose materials of any kind, laid on the bottom of the hold for the cargo to rest upon to prevent injury by water, or stowed among casks and other cargo to prevent their motion

    Etymology: [Cf. Dun a mound.]


  1. Dunnage

    Dunnage is a term with a variety of related meanings. Typically dunnage is inexpensive or waste material used to protect and load securing cargo during transportation. Dunnage also refers to material used to support loads and prop tools and materials up off the ground such as jacks, pipes, and supports for air conditioning and other equipment above the roof of a building.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dunnage

    dun′āj, n. on shipboard, a name applied to loose wood of any kind laid in the bottom of the hold to keep the cargo out of the bilge-water, or wedged between parts of the cargo to keep them steady. [Ety. unknown.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. dunnage

    Loose wood or other substances, as horns, rattan, coir, &c., to stow amongst casks and other cargo to prevent their motion. A vessel dunnages below the dry cargo to keep it from bilge-water.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dunnage in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dunnage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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