Shipper vs Hitchment - What's the difference?

shipper | hitchment |


As nouns the difference between shipper and hitchment

is that shipper is (archaic) a seaman; mariner; skipper or shipper can be (fandom slang) one involved in shipping (fan fiction based on romantic relationships between characters) while hitchment is (shipping) the marrying of two or more portions of one shipment that originate at different locations, moving under one bill of lading, from one shipper to one consignee.

shipper

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) shippere, from (etyl) . Compare (etyl) schipper (> English skipper), (etyl) Schiffer.

Noun

(en noun)
  • (archaic) A seaman; mariner; skipper.
  • The person or organization that ships (sends) something.
  • The shipper should have paid for insurance on the package, because it was damaged when it arrived.

    Etymology 2

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (fandom slang) One involved in shipping (fan fiction based on romantic relationships between characters).
  • Antonyms
    * noromo
    Derived terms
    * shipperhood

    hitchment

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (shipping) The marrying of two or more portions of one shipment that originate at different locations, moving under one bill of lading, from one shipper to one consignee.