Transport

Trans"port

(?), n. [F. See Transport, v.] 1. Transportation; carriage; conveyance.
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The Romans . . . stipulated with the Carthaginians to furnish them with ships for transport and war.
Arbuthnot.
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2. A vessel employed for transporting, especially for carrying soldiers, warlike stores, or provisions, from one place to another, or to convey convicts to their destination; -- called also transport ship, transport vessel.
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3. Vehement emotion; passion; ecstasy; rapture.
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With transport views the airy rule his own,
And swells on an imaginary throne.
Pope.
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Say not, in transports of despair,
That all your hopes are fled.
Doddridge.
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4. A convict transported, or sentenced to exile.
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