Shippage vs Boatage - What's the difference?

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Shippage is a coordinate term of boatage.


As nouns the difference between shippage and boatage

is that shippage is (dated) shipment of goods while boatage is the total capacity of boats, as of lifeboats on a ship.

shippage

English

Noun

(-)
  • (dated) Shipment of goods.
  • (dated) Charge for shipment.
  • Usage notes

    Today “shipping charge” or “shipping and handling” are much more common terms for these charges.

    Coordinate terms

    * (fee for shipping) cranage, demurrage, shorage, tonnage, wharfage

    boatage

    English

    Noun

  • The total capacity of boats, as of lifeboats on a ship.
  • Conveyance by boat.
  • A charge for transporting goods by boat.
  • Coordinate terms

    * (fee for boat transport) anchorage, ballastage, beaconage, cartage, cranage, demurrage, moorage, pilotage, porterage, shippage, shorage, sledage, tonnage, towage, wharfage (Webster 1913)