dockage

1
[dok-ij]

noun

a charge for the use of a dock.
docking accommodations.
the act of docking a ship.

Origin of dockage

1
First recorded in 1700–10; dock1 + -age

dockage

2
[dok-ij]

noun

a curtailment; deduction, as from wages.
waste material in wheat and other grains that is easily removed.

Origin of dockage

2
First recorded in 1885–90; dock2 + -age
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Examples from the Web for dockage

Historical Examples of dockage

  • But have you figured all the expenses—bar pilotage—river pilotage, dockage and everything?

    The Yazoo Mystery

    Irving Craddock

  • So I wasn't gettin' ahead very fast untanglin' them dockage contracts, and before 11 o'clock I was yawning.

    Torchy and Vee

    Sewell Ford


British Dictionary definitions for dockage

dockage

1

noun

a charge levied upon a vessel for using a dock
facilities for docking vessels
the practice of docking vessels

dockage

2

noun

a deduction, as from a price or wages
agriculture the seeds of weeds and other waste material in commercial seeds, removable by normal cleaning methods
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