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 (wôr′fĭj, hwôr′-)
a. The use of wharves or a wharf.
b. The charges for this usage.
2. A group of wharves.


1. (Nautical Terms) accommodation for ships at wharves
2. (Nautical Terms) a charge for use of a wharf
3. (Nautical Terms) wharves collectively


(ˈʰwɔr fɪdʒ, ˈwɔr-)

1. the use of a wharf.
2. the charge or payment for the use of a wharf.
3. wharves collectively, esp. the number of wharves in a particular port.


a fee charged for the use of a wharf and its facilities.
See also: Dues and Payment


 wharves collectively, 1807.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wharfage - a fee charged for the use of a wharf or quay
fee - a fixed charge for a privilege or for professional services
2.wharfage - a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by pileswharfage - a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats
bitt, bollard - a strong post (as on a wharf or quay or ship for attaching mooring lines); "the road was closed to vehicular traffic with bollards"
levee - a pier that provides a landing place on a river
platform - a raised horizontal surface; "the speaker mounted the platform"
quay - wharf usually built parallel to the shoreline
shipside - the part of a wharf that is next to a ship


[ˈwɔːfɪdʒ] Nmuellaje m


[ˈwɔːfɪdʒ] ndiritti mpl di ormeggio
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