from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In maritime law, the embezzlement of goods on board a ship.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Mar. Law) The embezzlement of goods on shipboard.
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- noun The
embezzlementof goodson shipboard.
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- noun the act of plundering (especially the embezzlement of goods on shipboard)
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This is with the view of saving lighterage and plunderage, and bringing the great mass of commerce so much nearer to the heart of the City.
That Wharfingers ihouldbe Uabto for plunderage of goods in the warehoufcs under their charge y (which is known to be very extenfiv. e at prefent;) and that fiich Wharfingers a»nd 'Warehoufe-men ffiould fee that all ffigar calks are flowed upon their bulge, and not upon their ends, as at prefent, to prevent drainage.