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Portage

Portage Meaning & Definition
Portage Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Portage?

[n] carrying boats and supplies overland
[n] overland track between navigable waterways
[n] the cost of carrying or transporting

Synonyms | Synonyms for Portage:

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See Also | carry | cart track | cartroad | cost | track

Portage In Webster's Dictionary

\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.
\Port"age\, n. [3d {Port}.] A porthole. [Obs.] --Shak.
\Por"tage\, n. [F., from porter to carry. See {Port} to carry.] 1. The act of carrying or transporting. 2. The price of carriage; porterage. --Bp. Fell. 3. Capacity for carrying; tonnage. [Obs.] --Hakluyt. 4. A carry between navigable waters. See 3d {Carry}.
\Por"tage\, v. t. & i. To carry (goods, boats, etc.) overland between navigable waters.

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