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demurrage

noun de·mur·rage \di-ˈmər-ij, -ˈmə-rij\

Definition of DEMURRAGE

1
:  the detention of a ship by the freighter beyond the time allowed for loading, unloading, or sailing
2
:  a charge for detaining a ship, freight car, or truck

First Known Use of DEMURRAGE

1641

Other Transportation Terms

camber, corduroy, milestone

Rhymes with DEMURRAGE

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