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Porterage   Listen
noun
Porterage  n.  
1.
The work of a porter; the occupation of a carrier or of a doorkeeper.
2.
Money charged or paid for the carriage of burdens or parcels by a porter.






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"Porterage" Quotes from Famous Books



... Nip of Aquavitae, to clear the Cobwebs out of our throats, we went down to Billingsgate, where we saw my old humorous acquaintances, Brandy Sall, the fishwife, and the humorous porter, the Duke of Puddledock; likewise a merry Wag that did porterage work for the Fish Factors in the Market, and thereby seemed to have caught somewhat of the form of the fish beneath which his shoulders were continually groaning, so that all who could take that liberty with him called him Cod's Head and Shoulders. ...
— The Strange Adventures of Captain Dangerous, Vol. 3 of 3 • George Augustus Sala



Words linked to "Porterage" :   carry



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