lockage

[ lok-ij ]
/ ˈlɒk ɪdʒ /

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.

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Origin of lockage

First recorded in 1670–80; lock1 + -age

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British Dictionary definitions for lockage

lockage
/ (ˈlɒkɪdʒ) /

noun

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