wharfage

noun
wharf·​age | \ ˈ(h)wȯr-fij How to pronounce wharfage (audio) \

Definition of wharfage

1a : the provision or the use of a wharf
b : the handling or stowing of goods on a wharf
2 : the charge for the use of a wharf
3 : the wharf accommodations of a place : wharves

Examples of wharfage in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Stimpson said last year that cruising, before the pandemic halted the industry, attracted around $6 million in annual gross revenues from wharfage and parking alone. al, 25 Feb. 2022 Stimpson said in November that cruising attracts around $6 million in annual gross revenues from wharfage and parking alone. al, 4 Feb. 2022 Stimpson said that cruising brings in $6 million in annual gross revenues to the city from wharfage and parking alone, and some of that money is utilized to offset the existing debt on the Alabama Cruise Terminal. al, 11 Nov. 2021 The money was generated from wharfage and parking fees. al, 17 Mar. 2020 The money came from parking fees from visitors and wharfage fees assessed on the cruise ship being docked in Mobile. al, 4 May 2020 The money was generated from wharfage and parking fees. al, 17 Mar. 2020 The money comes from parking fees from visitors and wharfage fees assessed on the cruise ship. al, 13 Apr. 2020 The money was generated from wharfage and parking fees. al, 17 Mar. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of wharfage

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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“Wharfage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wharfage. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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