wharfage (plural wharfages)
- A dock; quay; or pier
- A fee charged for using a wharf.
- 1895, John Houston Merrill, The American and English Encyclopedia of Law, p. 100.
- If the owner of goods deposited at a wharf sells them, and gives notice to the wharfinger of such sale, on tendering the wharfage then due, he is discharged from liability for future wharfage.
1913, United States. Army. Corps of Engineers, Water terminal and transfer facilities, page 537:
- the wharfage or shorage rates are 10 cents per cord of wood, 10 cents per thousand feet of lumber, and 1 cent per tie, and these rates do not include handling