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WHARFAGE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does wharfage mean? 

WHARFAGE (noun)
  The noun WHARFAGE has 2 senses:

1. a fee charged for the use of a wharf or quay
2. a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats

  Familiarity information: WHARFAGE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


WHARFAGE (noun)


Sense 1wharfage [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A fee charged for the use of a wharf or quay

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Synonyms:

quayage; wharfage

Hypernyms ("wharfage" is a kind of...):

fee (a fixed charge for a privilege or for professional services)


Sense 2wharfage [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

pier; wharf; wharfage; dock

Hypernyms ("wharfage" is a kind of...):

platform (a raised horizontal surface)

Meronyms (parts of "wharfage"):

bitt; bollard (a strong post (as on a wharf or quay or ship for attaching mooring lines))

shipside (the part of a wharf that is next to a ship)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "wharfage"):

levee (a pier that provides a landing place on a river)

quay (wharf usually built parallel to the shoreline)


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