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moorage

[ moor-ij ]
/ ˈmʊər ɪdʒ /
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noun
a place for mooring.
a charge or payment for the use of moorings.
an act or instance of mooring or the state of being moored.
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Origin of moorage

First recorded in 1640–50; moor2 + -age

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How to use moorage in a sentence

  • He found excellent moorage in five fathoms' depth of water, with a solid bottom of hard granite, which afforded a firm hold.

British Dictionary definitions for moorage

moorage
/ (ˈmʊərɪdʒ, ˈmɔːrɪdʒ) /

noun
a place for mooring a vessel
a charge for mooring
the act of mooring
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