noun (-s)
Etymology: from gerund of dray (II)
: the action or business of hauling with drays or hauling (as goods) locally

engaged in draying for over 20 years

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/dray"ing/, n.
the business, occupation, or activities of driving a dray.
[1855-60; DRAY + -ING1]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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