Definition of wharfage in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwɔːfɪdʒ/


[mass noun]
Accommodation provided at a wharf for the loading, unloading, or storage of goods.
Example sentences
  • Yarmouth has been fortunate over its history to be located on a good harbour that continues to provide wharfage for ships plying waters off the Nova Scotia coast.
  • These services were, and still are, priced in the Baltimore Marine Terminal Association tariff, while the MPA tariff deals only with terminal ground leases, wharfage, and dockage.
  • Additional sailing flats were brought on to the river, wharfage was leased, and during the remaining months of 1827 some traffic that normally went by canal was sent coastwise.

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