Origin of dockage1
- a curtailment; deduction, as from wages.
- waste material in wheat and other grains that is easily removed.
Origin of dockage2
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Related Words for dockageharbor, wharf, seaport, discount, abatement, rebate, credit, reduction, allowance, write-off, sanctuary, shelter, anchorage, landing, refuge, gate, retreat, haven, roadstead, dockyard
Examples from the Web for dockage
Historical Examples of dockage
- a charge levied upon a vessel for using a dock
- facilities for docking vessels
- the practice of docking vessels
- 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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