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porterage

[pawr-ter-ij, pohr-] /ˈpɔr tər ɪdʒ, ˈpoʊr-/
noun
1.
the work of a porter or carrier.
2.
the charge for such work.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English; see porter1, -age
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Examples for porterage
  • The government often uses forced labor in its construction and commercial enterprises and for porterage and military building.
British Dictionary definitions for porterage

porterage

/ˈpɔːtərɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the work of carrying supplies, goods, etc, done by porters
2.
the charge made for this
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