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Wharfage   Listen
noun
Wharfage  n.  
1.
The fee or duty paid for the privilege of using a wharf for loading or unloading goods; pierage, collectively; quayage.
2.
A wharf or wharfs, collectively; wharfing.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Wharfage" Quotes from Famous Books



... afford them; and the West India Dock Company are reimbursed for the accommodation by a tonnage of 6s. upon the burthen of every ship which enters the docks; besides which they are entitled to charge for wharfage, landing, housing, weighing, cooperage, and warehouse room; certain rates upon all goods that are discharged, such as 8d. per cwt. upon sugar; 1d. per gallon upon rum; Is. 6d. per cwt. upon coffee; ...
— Real Life In London, Volumes I. and II. • Pierce Egan



Words linked to "Wharfage" :   fee, quayage, wharf, quay, bitt, bollard, dock



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