wharfage: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (hwôr'fij, wôr'-), [key]
— n.
  1. the use of a wharf: to charge higher rates for wharfage.
  2. storage of goods at a wharf: conditions that make wharfage hazardous.
  3. the charge or payment for the use of a wharf: to pay one's wharfage monthly.
  4. wharves collectively, esp. the number of wharves in a particular port.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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