Definition of Porterage

1. Noun. The charge for carrying burdens by porters.

Generic synonyms: Charge
Derivative terms: Porter



2. Noun. The transportation of burdens by porters.
Generic synonyms: Carry
Derivative terms: Porter

Definition of Porterage

1. n. The work of a porter; the occupation of a carrier or of a doorkeeper.

Definition of Porterage

1. Noun. The transportation of goods by a porter ¹

2. Noun. The charge for this transportation ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Porterage

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Porterage

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porterage (current term)
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Literary usage of Porterage

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

1. Annual Report of the Attorney-general of the United States by United States Dept. of Justice, United States Attorney-General (1892)
"Deo. 24. Pullman fare, Chicago to Washington, D. C $5.00 26. Self and baggage, depot to house .75 Meals en route, $3; porterage, 25 cents 3.25 31. ..."

2. The Law of Carriers, Inn-keepers, Warehousemen, and Other Depositories of by Henry Jeremy (1816)
"Regulations as to porterage by Statute. BY the Stat. 39 Geo. 3. c. ... the sums respectively due for the carriage and porterage thereof, and the Christian ..."

3. In Dwarf Land and Cannibal Country: A Record of Travel and Discovery in by Albert Bushnell Lloyd, John H. Kennaway (1907)
"... water—The horrors of human porterage—Leopard in the tree—Lost in the forest. FROM Zanzibar to the mainland is a distance of about thirty miles ; it was ..."

4. De Jure Maritimo Et Navali: Or, A Treatise of Affairs Maritime, and of by Charles Molloy (1769)
"... Package, porterage, Wa- ter-Baillage, Ports, Members, Creeks, the Port of London, and Places lawful to lade and unlade in. III. ..."

5. The Merchants' Law Book: Being a Treatise on the Law of Account Render by William Grimshaw (1831)
"Of freight, porterage, warehousing, and wharfage. The liability of land and water carriers, being alike founded, as we have seen, in contract, coupled with ..."

6. Reports of Cases Argued and Decided in the Supreme Court of the United States by Stephen Keyes Williams, Edwin Burritt Smith, Ernest Hitchcock (1882)
"Freight to Liverpool £12 IS 0 Entry and Town Due», 6 0 Cartage, porterage, and / , 1R n Kill of Lading, 3 6 cooperage. " 1 Export duty 4 per cent. ..."

7. An Analytical Digested Index to the Common Law Reports: From the Time of by Thomas Coventry, Samuel Hughes (1832)
"... person who shall employ a porter not a freeman of the porters' company, is void ; but a bye-law that none but a freeman shall do porterage work is good. ..."

8. Annual Report of the Attorney-general of the United States by United States Dept. of Justice, United States Attorney-General (1892)
"Deo. 24. Pullman fare, Chicago to Washington, D. C $5.00 26. Self and baggage, depot to house .75 Meals en route, $3; porterage, 25 cents 3.25 31. ..."

9. The Law of Carriers, Inn-keepers, Warehousemen, and Other Depositories of by Henry Jeremy (1816)
"Regulations as to porterage by Statute. BY the Stat. 39 Geo. 3. c. ... the sums respectively due for the carriage and porterage thereof, and the Christian ..."

10. In Dwarf Land and Cannibal Country: A Record of Travel and Discovery in by Albert Bushnell Lloyd, John H. Kennaway (1907)
"... water—The horrors of human porterage—Leopard in the tree—Lost in the forest. FROM Zanzibar to the mainland is a distance of about thirty miles ; it was ..."

11. De Jure Maritimo Et Navali: Or, A Treatise of Affairs Maritime, and of by Charles Molloy (1769)
"... Package, porterage, Wa- ter-Baillage, Ports, Members, Creeks, the Port of London, and Places lawful to lade and unlade in. III. ..."

12. The Merchants' Law Book: Being a Treatise on the Law of Account Render by William Grimshaw (1831)
"Of freight, porterage, warehousing, and wharfage. The liability of land and water carriers, being alike founded, as we have seen, in contract, coupled with ..."

13. Reports of Cases Argued and Decided in the Supreme Court of the United States by Stephen Keyes Williams, Edwin Burritt Smith, Ernest Hitchcock (1882)
"Freight to Liverpool £12 IS 0 Entry and Town Due», 6 0 Cartage, porterage, and / , 1R n Kill of Lading, 3 6 cooperage. " 1 Export duty 4 per cent. ..."

14. An Analytical Digested Index to the Common Law Reports: From the Time of by Thomas Coventry, Samuel Hughes (1832)
"... person who shall employ a porter not a freeman of the porters' company, is void ; but a bye-law that none but a freeman shall do porterage work is good. ..."

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