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dockage1

[dok-ij] /ˈdɒk ɪdʒ/
noun
1.
a charge for the use of a dock.
2.
docking accommodations.
3.
the act of docking a ship.
Origin
1700-1710
1700-10; dock1 + -age

dockage2

[dok-ij] /ˈdɒk ɪdʒ/
noun
1.
a curtailment; deduction, as from wages.
2.
waste material in wheat and other grains that is easily removed.
Origin
1885-90; dock2 + -age
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Examples from the web for dockage
  • Guests can enjoy patio grills, a sun deck and complimentary boat dockage.
  • The marina offers dockage and storage, performs boat repairs and sells boats.
  • Amenities include a swimming pool, complimentary use of bicycles, and free dockage for those arriving in their own boats.
  • Total dockage is all mechanically separated dockage and handpicked dockage.
  • The percentage of dockage in flaxseed and sorghum is reported in whole percent with fractions of a percent being disregarded.
  • The site includes three buildings and research vessel dockage next to the main building.
  • Machine separated dockage is added to conspicuous admixture in the computation of total dockage.
British Dictionary definitions for dockage

dockage1

/ˈdɒkɪdʒ/
noun
1.
a charge levied upon a vessel for using a dock
2.
facilities for docking vessels
3.
the practice of docking vessels

dockage2

/ˈdɒkɪdʒ/
noun
1.
a deduction, as from a price or wages
2.
(agriculture) the seeds of weeds and other waste material in commercial seeds, removable by normal cleaning methods
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