from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A fee charged for storage in a cellar.
- n. A cellar or several cellars.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The space or storerooms of a cellar.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The space or storerooms of a cellar; a cellar.
- n. Chare for storage in a cellar.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The space occupied by a cellar or cellars; a cellar or cellars collectively.
- n. Room or storage in a cellar.
- n. A charge for storage in a cellar.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a storage area in a cellar
- n. a charge for storing goods in a cellar
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But perhaps the most striking use of such spaces is the cellarage designed to store barrels of beer brought to the capital from Burton-on-Trent, which was on the network of the Midland Railway.
Such thronging to the wicket, and such churlish answers, and such bare beef-bones, such a shouldering at the buttery-hatch and cellarage, and nought to be gained beyond small insufficient single ale, or at best with a single straike of malt to counterbalance a double allowance of water — “By the mass, though, my young friend,” said he, while he saw the food disappearing fast under
It got about that the old house had had famous cellarage (which indeed was true), and that Flintwinch had been in a cellar at the moment, or had had time to escape into one, and that he was safe under its strong arch, and even that he had been heard to cry, in hollow, subterranean, suffocated notes, ‘Here I am!’
Then Carne, stepping warily, unlocked the heavy oak door at the entrance of the cellarage, held down his lantern, and fixed with a wedge the top step of the ladder, which had been made to revolve with a pin and collar at either end, as before described.
Then he ordered his young subaltern, his battery-mate, as he called him, to ascend the broad crumbling staircase, and glance into the dismantled chambers, while himself with the third of the party — a trusty old gunner — should inspect the cellarage.
It will only be by paying attention to all the details connected with the cellarage of Australian wines that the victory will be ours.
Indeed, as he eagerly sparkled at them from the cellarage before mentioned, he seemed a kind of cannon loaded to the muzzle with facts, and prepared to blow them clean out of the regions of childhood at one discharge.
Bannerman's had been just cellarage at one time, and hadn't been altered much since.
They are as deep in cellarage as they are high, while the rooms in them are innumerable.
In spite of the usually accepted fact that smuggling can only prosper in secret, Poole became a sort of headquarters for all that considerable trade that found in the nooks and crannies of the Dorset coast safe warehouses and a natural cellarage.
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