Definition of Porterages
1. porterage [n] - See also: porterage
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Porterages
Literary usage of Porterages
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."