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

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"Wharfage" Quotes from Famous Books

... Majesty has made you custome-free for seven yeares, have a care that all your countrymen shall come to trade with you, be not troubled with pilotage, boyage, ancorage, wharfage, custome, or any such tricks as hath been lately used in most of our plantations, where they would be Kings before their folly; to the discouragement of many, and a scorne to them of understanding, for Dutch, French, Biskin, or any will as yet use freely the Coast without controule, and why not ...
— Baddeck and That Sort of Thing • Charles Dudley Warner

... sail of vessels, in greater security than the river could 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; 2s. 6d. per cwt. upon cotton, ...
— Real Life In London, Volumes I. and II. • Pierce Egan

Words linked to "Wharfage" :   dock, bollard, quayage, bitt, levee, fee, wharf, pier, shipside

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