porterage

[ pawr-ter-ij, pohr- ]
/ ˈpɔr tər ɪdʒ, ˈpoʊr- /
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noun

the work of a porter or carrier.
the charge for such work.

Nearby words

  1. porter, david,
  2. porter, david dixon,
  3. porter, katherine anne,
  4. porter, noah,
  5. porter, william sydney,
  6. portered,
  7. porteress,
  8. porterhouse,
  9. porterville,
  10. portfire

Origin of porterage

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at porter1, -age

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British Dictionary definitions for porterage

porterage

/ (ˈpɔːtərɪdʒ) /

noun

the work of carrying supplies, goods, etc, done by porters
the charge made for this
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