dock·​age ˈdä-kij How to pronounce dockage (audio)
: a charge for the use of a dock
: the docking of ships
: docking facilities

Examples of dockage in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Fishing and boating enthusiasts can enjoy complimentary dockage. Kaitlyn Yarborough, Southern Living, 20 Oct. 2023 The hotel sits on a marina with 500 feet of private dockage, perfect for those who want to relax by the water. Brandon Presser, Harper's BAZAAR, 16 July 2023 But now, the space issue is closer to easing as the city started construction last week of the Las Olas Marina, which would provide helmsmen with 7,000 new linear feet of dockage, a three-story marine services building and a 15,000-square foot, two-story upscale restaurant with outdoor dining. David Lyons, Sun Sentinel, 7 May 2022 Some dealers offer extended warranties, service packages, waived dockage and enhanced packages for those buying at the show. Patrick Connolly,, 26 Aug. 2021 Exhibitors at the show will offer boating accessories and services including motors, dockage, water toys, skiing, fishing accessories, electronics and more. Brendel Hightower, Detroit Free Press, 12 Jan. 2023 Millions of dollars worth of vessels and dockage destroyed. HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF GREEKS—Flee from Asiatic Greece following victory of Turkish Nationalist troops under Kemal Pasha in Graeco-Turkish war. San Diego Union-Tribune, 30 Dec. 2022 Anything specifically for the client is extra—including food and beverages, fuel, and dockage. Chrissie McClatchie, Condé Nast Traveler, 17 Feb. 2022 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 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1648, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of dockage was in 1648

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Cite this Entry

“Dockage.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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