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 for wharfage
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Wharfage \Wharf"age\, n.
     [1913 Webster]
     1. The fee or duty paid for the privilege of using a wharf
        for loading or unloading goods; pierage, collectively;
        quayage.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A wharf or wharfs, collectively; wharfing.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  wharfage
      n 1: a fee charged for the use of a wharf or quay [syn:
           wharfage, quayage]
      2: a platform built out from the shore into the water and
         supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats [syn:
         pier, wharf, wharfage, dock]

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  WHARFAGE. The money paid for landing goods upon, or loading them from a 
  wharf. Dane's Ab. Index, h.t. 
  
  

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