from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The use of wharves or a wharf.
- n. The charges for this usage.
- n. A group of wharves.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A dock; quay; or pier
- n. A fee charged for using a wharf.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The fee or duty paid for the privilege of using a wharf for loading or unloading goods; pierage, collectively; quayage.
- n. A wharf or wharfs, collectively; wharfing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Provision of or accommodation at wharves; berthage at a wharf: as, the city had abundant wharfage; to find wharfage for a ship.
- n. Charge or payment for the use of a wharf; the charges or receipts for accommodation at a wharf or at wharves.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats
- n. a fee charged for the use of a wharf or quay
wharf + -age (Wiktionary)