Definition of Porterages

1. porterage [n] - See also: porterage



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Porterages

portended
portending
portends
portension
portensions
portent
portentive
portentous
portentously
portentousness
portents
porteous
porter
porter's beer
porterage
porterages (current term)
portered
porteress
porteresses
porterhouse
porterhouse steak
porterhouses
portering
porterly
porters
portess
portesse
portesses
portfire
portfires

Literary usage of Porterages

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1. Fors Clavigera: Letters to the Workmen and Labourers of Great Britain by John Ruskin (1872)
"... porterages ; and the engineering, and the tunnelling, and the bridge-building, and the steam whistling, and the grinding of iron, and raising of dust in ..."

2. Fors Clavigera: Letters to the Workmen and Labourers of Great Britain by John Ruskin (1872)
"Fancy, then, the packing, and peeping into the packages, and porterages, and percentages on i porterages ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"With but three short porterages a boat could be navigated the whole of this distance. Moreover, from the confluence of the Ghazel the Nile is navigable (at ..."

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