pilotage

Part of speech: noun

The act of or the fee for piloting.

Part of speech: noun

Pilotboat.

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Usage examples "pilotage":

  1. Many thanks for your pilotage, Captain Ludlow! - "The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas", James Fenimore Cooper.
  2. He means to board us at Riker's Island, and make us pay pilotage, whether we want his services or not. - "Jack Tier or The Florida Reef", James Fenimore Cooper.
  3. At flood the water covered the mud, but the river was buoyed, and when once you had the land on either hand and the bay of mud astern, the pilotage to the town was no more than a matter of bracing the yards about till you floated into one long reach whose extremity was painted by the red wharf you moored alongside of. - "The Honour of the Flag", W. Clark Russell.