booking


booking
Entering an event or a transaction in a book; a police-station term for the entry of an arrest and the charge for which the arrest was made; the engagement of talent for a theater, a night club or other place of entertainment. The system or practice of steamship companies in making specific engagements with shippers for a reservation of space for commodities to be shipped on a particular vessel in advance of its sailing day. Any certain commodity for which space has been thus arranged is referred to as "booked." Ocean Co. v Savannah Locomotive S.S. Works & Supply Co. 131 Ga 831, 63 SE 577. See freight booking.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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