Buy a Dictionary online
at Amazon
View definitions alphabetically
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Definition of portage (Meaning of portage)
4 Definitions found
Rocket Languages ? Language Learning Software Review
Portage Port"age (?; 48), n. [From 2d {Port}.] (Naut.)
	     (a) A sailor's wages when in port.
	     (b) The amount of a sailor's wages for a voyage.
	         [1913 Webster]
	
	
	
	  Portage Port"age, n. [3d {Port}.]
	     A porthole. [Obs.] --Shak.
	     [1913 Webster]
	
	
	
	  Portage Por"tage, n. [F., from porter to carry. See {Port} to
	     carry.]
	     1. The act of carrying or transporting.
	        [1913 Webster]
	
	     2. The price of carriage; porterage. --Bp. Fell.
	        [1913 Webster]
	
	     3. Capacity for carrying; tonnage. [Obs.] --Hakluyt.
	        [1913 Webster]
	
	     4. A carry between navigable waters. See 3d {Carry}.
	        [1913 Webster]
	
	
	
	  Portage Por"tage, v. t. & i.
	     To carry (goods, boats, etc.) overland between navigable
	     waters.
	     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
Rocket Languages ? Language Learning Software Review
This word appears under the following label