Dues and Payment
anchorage a toll charged for anchoring in a harbor. brassage a fee or charge levied for the coining of money. brokerage a broker’s fee or commission. carriage a fee charged for transportation. cartage a fee charged for carting of goods. cellarage a fee charged for storage in a cellar. corkage a fee charged in restaurants for opening a bottle of wine brought in by a patron. demurrage the charge levied for the delay of a ship at mooring beyond the time stipulated for unloading or other purposes. dockage a fee charged for the use of a doek. drayage the fee charged for the use of a dray. expressage a fee charged for transporting goods by any form of express. freightage a fee charged for the transportation of goods, merchandise, etc. hallage Obsolete. 1. a fee charged for sale of goods in a hall. 2. a commission or consignment fee. haulage a fee charged for hauling goods, as on a railroad or truck. honorarium a fee for professional services. lighterage a fee charged for transportation by lighter. metage the fee charged for the official measurement of weight or volume, as applied to certain commodities. meterage a fee charged for measurement. pedage a fee paid for passing on foot, as through a toll-gate. perquisite a payment in addition to fee or salary, usually customary to the particular occupation; a fringe benefit. Also perk. piccage British. a fee or tax charged for breaking ground at a fair. pilotage a fee charged for piloting a vessel into or out of a harbor. poundage a fee or fine charged for releasing animals from a pound. quarterage a payment that is due quarterly or four times a year. retainer the fee paid to a professional person, as a lawyer, to engage his services. salvage compensation paid to those who recover a ship or its contents or cargo after sinking, damage, or abandonment. scutage (in the feudal system) a payment, made to a lord in lieu of military service, by the holder of a property in fee. solatium 1. payment or other recompense for mental suffering or financial or other loss. 2. Scots Law. a provision for a sum of money to be paid to an injured party by the party responsible for the injury, over and above compensation paid for damages for injury to feelings. tallage (in the feudal system) a compulsory tax paid to a lord by a tenant. wardage a fee charged for keeping guard or watch. Also ealled ward penny. weregild, wergild (in Anglo-Saxon society) a payment made to the family of a slain man by his killer or the killer’s family as compensation, atonement, and to avoid reprisals. wharfage a fee charged for the use of a wharf and its facilities.