dock·​age | \ ˈdä-kij How to pronounce dockage (audio) \

Definition of dockage

1 : a charge for the use of a dock
2 : the docking of ships
3 : docking facilities

Examples of dockage in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The entire site is 38.65 acres, with 15.96 acres of upland and 22.69 acres of boat dockage. Susannah Bryan,, 29 Nov. 2021 Prosecutors said Magness agreed to forgive Santos’ unpaid dockage fees in exchange for his help sinking the vessels. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 29 Oct. 2021 The closest marina with year-round dockage, in Brooklyn Bridge Park, turned out not to have running water in the winter. Kim Velsey, Curbed, 2 July 2021 The new pier – shaped like the letter T – measures 160 feet long and 128 feet wide and expands the available dockage for recreational boaters. Ruth Serven Smith |, al, 27 June 2021 The intriguing castle, with a large lot and boat dockage, was a perfect place to play for Cole’s two young children, a boy and a girl, McAloon said. Lisa J. Huriash,, 2 Oct. 2021 The boat basin’s dockage fees may be comparatively low, but maintaining a running boat is not. Kim Velsey, Curbed, 2 July 2021 Well, there are obvious costs to consider such as fuel, dockage, boat insurance and maintenance. Tamara Hardingham-gill, CNN, 1 June 2021 For instance, the Bodrum, Turkey location features a marina dockage and helipad, the Hyde Park, London location wine cellars and 21 m2 ozone swimming pool. Jeffrey Steele, Forbes, 28 May 2021 See More

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First Known Use of dockage

1648, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Dockage.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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