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tunnage

(ˈtʌnɪdʒ)
n
(Commerce) a variant spelling of tonnage
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Noun1.tunnage - a tax imposed on ships that enter the UStunnage - a tax imposed on ships that enter the US; based on the tonnage of the ship
tariff, duty - a government tax on imports or exports; "they signed a treaty to lower duties on trade between their countries"
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When the club closed, the two friends walked into nearby Tunnage Square passageway, and were "jumped" by the group of four.
21) Separate accounts were kept for the wool customs, petty customs, and cloth customs and tunnage and poundage.
Ali, whose work can also be seen in New York, Chicago and Dubai, has designed the mural, in Tunnage Square, just off Duke Street, in a bid to revive multiculturalism in the city.
When the Parliament reassembled in 1629, Charles failed to persuade the Commons to put the customs duties known as Tunnage and Poundage on a statutory footing.
First, It will occasion the multiplying of our Shipping, both in number and Tunnage.
IT was on November 15 last year that Sion Hardy and Stephen Lunn were set upon while walking into Tunnage Square passageway, Liverpool, at 2.