groundage
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]

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  • 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 — a charge on a ship in port Nautical Terms …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • 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 — 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

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