Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A charge for docking privileges.
  • n. Facilities for docking vessels.
  • n. The docking of ships.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of docking
  • n. A charge levied for docking

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A charge for the use of a dock.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Curtailment; deduction, as of wages.
  • n. Provision for the docking of vessels; accommodation in a dock; the act of docking a vessel; the charge for the use of a dock: as, the port has ample dockage; dockage, so much (in an account).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a fee charged for a vessel to use a dock
  • n. landing in a harbor next to a pier where ships are loaded and unloaded or repaired; may have gates to let water in or out
  • n. the act of securing an arriving vessel with ropes

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Examples

  • The railway company's refusal to furnish cars for loading direct from the farmer's wagon compelled the shipper to sell to the elevator operator for whatever price he could get, accepting whatever weights the operator allowed and whatever "dockage" he chose to decree.

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  • The resort will serve as the hub for all the week's events, such as dockage, car parking, hotel accommodations and the race village, where evening festivities will occur.

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  • Owners generally pay for expenses directly related to the boat such as dockage, fuel, sails, lines and other equipment.

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  • Selkirk isn't being paid any kind of dockage fees to have it here, and I just think it looks really bad to have it sitting there, "she said of the ship.

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  • Susan Polan of Illustrated Properties calls the home "magnificent" but says the price is aggressive given its location near airplane paths and the lack of immediate access to a beach or yacht dockage.

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  • Robert Stevens Susan Polan of Illustrated Properties called the home 'magnificent' but says the price was aggressive given its location near airplane paths, the lack of immediate access to a beach and the lack of yacht dockage.

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  • The 1. 6-acre waterfront compound, composed of five adjacent lots, comes with more than 600 feet of waterfront, dockage for multiple yachts and a poolside loggia.

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  • Ed Butera The property includes more than 600 feet of waterfront, dockage for multiple yachts and a poolside loggia.

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  • The two-story home has onyx and granite countertops, an elevator and dockage for boats.

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  • It has four bedrooms and three-and-a-half-bathrooms, as well as onyx and granite countertops, an elevator and dockage for boats.

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