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Webster 1913 Edition


groundage

ground′age

(ground′ā̍j)
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Noun.
A local tax paid by a ship for the ground or space it occupies while in port.
Bouvier.

Webster 1828 Edition


Groundage

GROUND'AGE

,
Noun.
A tax paid by a ship for standing in port.

Definition 2023


groundage

groundage

English

Noun

groundage (countable and uncountable, plural groundages)

  1. (nautical) A local tax paid by a ship for the ground or space it occupies while in port.
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