groundage

a charge on a ship in port

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • groundage — ground age (ground [asl]j), n. A local tax paid by a ship for the ground or space it occupies while in port. Bouvier. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • groundage — /grown dij/, n. Brit. a tax levied on ships that anchor in a port. [1400 50; late ME grondage. See GROUND1, AGE] * * * …   Universalium

  • groundage — ground·age || graÊŠndɪdÊ’ n. port tax; anchorage fee (for ships) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • groundage — ground·age …   English syllables

  • groundage — /ˈgraʊndɪdʒ/ (say growndij) noun a tax levied on vessels stopping at a port. {ground1 + age (def. 4) …   Australian English dictionary

  • groundage — Old custom or tribute paid for the standing of shipping in port. See also demurrage …   Black's law dictionary

  • groundage — A fee charged by port authorities for allowing a ship to remain in a port …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • groundage — n. Brit. duty levied on a ship entering a port or lying on a shore …   Useful english dictionary

  • СБОР ПРИЧАЛЬНЫЙ — (Groundage) С., взимаемый с судна за принятие и отдачу швартовов. В Союзе ССР отменен. Самойлов К. И. Морской словарь. М. Л.: Государственное Военно морское Издательство НКВМФ Союза ССР, 1941 …   Морской словарь

  • Nautical Terms — Ahoy, mateys! This be a fair and true listing of words having to do with ships and sailing, 225 of them in all. These terms come mainly from the great age of sailing ships, the 16th to 18th centuries, and almost all hail from the two great… …   Phrontistery dictionary

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