The regular route over which a packet operates on schedule. She then is a trade packet as distinguished from tramp packet which lacks these qualifications. Also, more recently, a general term for a specific traffic, such as "the coal towing trade" and "the gasoline towing trade". In either sense a regularity of schedule and route is implied.

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