keelage

[kee-lij]

noun

a toll on a merchant ship entering a port.

Origin of keelage

First recorded in 1670–80; keel1 + -age
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British Dictionary definitions for keelage

keelage

noun

a fee charged by certain ports to allow a ship to dock
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