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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Shipper \Ship"per\, n. [See Ship, n., and cf. Skipper.]
One who sends goods from one place to another not in the same
city or town, esp. one who sends goods by water.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: someone who ships goods
2: a company in the business of shipping freight
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
37 Moby Thesaurus words for "shipper":
Aquarius, Ganymede, Hebe, bearer, bheesty, busboy, caddie,
cargo handler, carrier, carrier pigeon, carter, common carrier,
conveyer, coolie, cupbearer, drayman, express, expressman,
freighter, gun bearer, hauler, homing pigeon, letter carrier,
litter-bearer, porter, redcap, shield-bearer, skycap, stevedore,
stretcher-bearer, the Water Bearer, transporter, truck driver,
trucker, wagoner, water boy, water carrier
From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :
SHIPPER. One who ships or puts goods on board of a vessel, to be carried to
another place during her voyage. In general, the shipper is bound to pay for
the hire of the vessel, or the freight of the goods. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 1030.
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