moor·​age | \ ˈmu̇r-ij How to pronounce moorage (audio) \

Definition of moorage

1 : an act of mooring
2 : a place to moor

Examples of moorage in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The study will help determine whether floating docks are viable for transient moorage and for staging areas for local individuals or charter boats loading and unloading gear and passengers, according to officials., 21 Sep. 2021 Officers were called to the moorage at Chandler’s Cove around 4:30 a.m., where the theft had been reported, according to the Seattle Police Department. Christine Clarridge, The Seattle Times, 21 Aug. 2018 There are moorage rental fees of about $500 to $850 per month. Janet Eastman,, 31 Mar. 2018 Each of the more than 40 moorage facilities in the Greater Portland Area has unique rules and fees. Janet Eastman,, 31 Mar. 2018 Continuous cruisers also avoid moorage costs, which for a boat the length of Lee Marie would be about $3,500 annually at nearby Swanley Bridge Marina. Dan Neil, WSJ, 30 Mar. 2018 As the sun rises the moorage is perfectly quiet, with just two other sailboats in Delano Bay. Brian J. Cantwell, The Seattle Times, 6 Sep. 2017 Unlike much of the San Juans, few South Sound moorages are out of sight of waterfront homes, and that’s true of Cutts Island. Brian J. Cantwell, The Seattle Times, 6 Sep. 2017 In July 2013, Yeiser signed a moorage agreement to dock his 55-foot motorsailer named the Flying Gull at a South Lake Union marina on Westlake Avenue North, court records show. Sara Jean Green, The Seattle Times, 10 July 2017

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First Known Use of moorage

1641, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of moorage was in 1641

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“Moorage.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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