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wharfage

[hwawr-fij, wawr-] /ˈʰwɔr fɪdʒ, ˈwɔr-/
noun
1.
the use of a wharf:
to charge higher rates for wharfage.
2.
storage of goods at a wharf:
conditions that make wharfage hazardous.
3.
the charge or payment for the use of a wharf:
to pay one's wharfage monthly.
4.
wharves collectively, especially the number of wharves in a particular port.
Origin
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English; see wharf, -age
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British Dictionary definitions for wharfage

wharfage

/ˈwɔːfɪdʒ/
noun
1.
accommodation for ships at wharves
2.
a charge for use of a wharf
3.
wharves collectively
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