jettage

noun
jet·​tage | \ ˈjetij \
plural -s

Definition of jettage

: dues levied on a ship for the use of a jetty or pier

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First Known Use of jettage

circa 1737, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for jettage

jetty entry 1 + -age

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“Jettage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jettage. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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