buoyage

[ boo-ee-ij, boi-ij ]
/ ˈbu i ɪdʒ, ˈbɔɪ ɪdʒ /

noun Nautical.

a system of buoys.
the provision of buoys.
a fee for the use of a mooring buoy.

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Origin of buoyage

First recorded in 1850–55; buoy + -age
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British Dictionary definitions for buoyage

buoyage
/ (ˈbɔɪɪdʒ) /

noun

a system of buoys
the buoys used in such a system
the providing of buoys
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