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EtymologyEdit

porter +‎ -age

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  • IPA(key): /ˈpɔː(ɹ)təɹɪd͡ʒ/
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NounEdit

porterage (countable and uncountable, plural porterages)

  1. The transportation of goods by a porter.
  2. The charge for this transportation.
    • 1961 April, G. Freeman Allen, “The "Rheingold" goes via Cologne”, in Trains Illustrated, page 240:
      Further information on the reverse of the list of connections advised us that the labels tied to our baggage entitled us to free porterage at Basle SBB station (normally this is charged at a regulation scale); [...].

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