lockage

[lok-ij]
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noun

the construction, use, or operation of locks, as in a canal or stream.
passage through a lock or locks.
a toll paid for such passage.

Nearby words

  1. lock-in,
  2. lock-jaw,
  3. lock-step,
  4. lock-up,
  5. lockable,
  6. lockbox,
  7. lockdown,
  8. locke,
  9. locke, david ross,
  10. locke, john

Origin of lockage

First recorded in 1670–80; lock1 + -age

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British Dictionary definitions for lockage

lockage

noun

a system of locks in a canal
passage through a lock or the fee charged for such passage
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