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Meaning of lighterage by Wiktionary Dictionary

lighterage


    Etymology

    lighter +‎ -age

    Noun

    lighterage ( countable and uncountable; plural: lighterages )

    1. The fee paid for conveyance of goods on a lighter .
    2. The act of unloading into a lighter, or of conveying by a lighter .


Explanation of lighterage by Wordnet Dictionary

lighterage


    Noun
    1. the transportation of goods on a lighter

    2. the fee charged for carrying goods in lighters