Definition of Moorage

1. Noun. A fee for mooring.

Generic synonyms: Fee



2. Noun. A place where a craft can be made fast.
Exact synonyms: Berth, Mooring, Slip
Generic synonyms: Anchorage, Anchorage Ground
Derivative terms: Berth, Berth, Berth, Moor

3. Noun. The act of securing an arriving vessel with ropes.
Exact synonyms: Dockage, Docking, Tying Up
Generic synonyms: Arrival
Derivative terms: Dock, Dock, Moor

Definition of Moorage

1. n. A place for mooring.

Definition of Moorage

1. Noun. The act of mooring. ¹

2. Noun. A place where a ship or an aircraft may be moored. ¹

3. Noun. The fee for mooring. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Moorage

1. the act of mooring [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Moorage

moonward
moonwards
moonwise
moonwort
moonworts
moony
moop
mooped
mooping
moops
moor
moor-bird
moor berry
moor macaque
moorable
moorage (current term)
moorages
moorball
moorband
moorbird
moorbirds
moorcock
moorcocks
moored
mooreite
moorer
moorers
mooress
moorfowl

Literary usage of Moorage

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"moorage. moorage Is a sum due by law or usage tor mooring or fastening of ships to trees or posts at the shore or to a wharf. Wharfage Is a toll or duty for ..."

2. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1901)
"417, in which it was held that a city ordinance was invalid which prescribed a rate per ton and 61 LRA duration of moorage "for the levee an4 wharfage dues ..."

3. The Law of the Sea: A Manual of the Principles of Admiralty Law for Students by George Lewis Canfield, George Walton Dalzell, Jasper Yeates Brinton (1921)
"Wharfage means the use by the vessel of a wharf, pier or other landing place and also the compensation for such use; moorage is a practically similar term ..."

4. Practical Abridgement of the Laws of Customs and Excise ...Commerce (1819)
"A TABLE of the RATES of Anchorage and moorage of Vessels at the lawful Quays of ... 4. id 026 050 050 £. td 009 0 1 6 moorage, the Ton. oo 04 0 0 OJ 0 0 1 ..."

5. The Gentleman's Magazine (1873)
"This island rises like a mountain out of the sea, and is fully four miles long. The Channel Fleet often puts in here. The moorage is considered ..."

6. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Queen's Bench: And by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber (1856)
"... and moorage have from time immemorial been received by the Corporation in respect of vessels entering and remaining in the harbour within the limits of ..."

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