Demorage
Demorage De*mor"age (?; 48), n. Demurrage. [Obs.] --Pepys (1663). [1913 Webster]

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  • demorage — demor(e, demorage etc., obs. ff. demur, demurrage, etc …   Useful english dictionary

  • demorage — Same as demurrage …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Demurrage — De*mur rage, n. [Cf. OF. demorage delay. See {Demur}.] (Law) (a) The detention of a vessel by the freighter beyond the time allowed in her charter party for loading, unloading, or sailing. (b) The allowance made to the master or owner of the ship …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • demurrage — 1640s, from O.Fr. demorage, from demorer (see DEMUR (Cf. demur)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • demurrage — [di mʉr′ij] n. [OFr demorage, a delay < demorer: see DEMUR] 1. the compensation payable to a carrier of freight whose vehicle or vessel is delayed, as by failure to load or unload the freight within the time allowed 2. the delay itself …   English World dictionary

  • de|mur|rage — «dih MUR ihj», noun. 1. failure to load or unload a ship, railroad car, or truck within the time specified. 2. the payment made for this. ╂[< Old French demorage < demurer; see etym. under demur (Cf. ↑demur)] …   Useful english dictionary

  • demor — demor(e, demorage etc., obs. ff. demur, demurrage, etc …   Useful english dictionary

  • demore — demor(e, demorage etc., obs. ff. demur, demurrage, etc …   Useful english dictionary

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