The payment made for the use of a crane to handle goods. The Latin form was cranagium.

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  • Cranage — Cran age (kr[=a]n [asl]j), n. [See {Crane}.] 1. The liberty of using a crane, as for loading and unloading vessels. [1913 Webster] 2. The money or price paid for the use of a crane. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cranage — Coordinates: 53°12′47″N 2°22′19″W / 53.213°N 2.372°W / 53.213; 2.372 …   Wikipedia

  • Cranage — This interesting surname, recorded in English church registers from the mid 16th Century under the variant spellings Cranage, Cranidge, Crenage, Crinidge etc., is of English locational origin from a place in Cheshire called Cranage. Recorded… …   Surnames reference

  • cranage — noun a) The use of a crane to hoist goods b) money paid for use of the crane …   Wiktionary

  • cranage — (kra na j ) s. m. Terme d horlogerie. Opération par laquelle on enlève l excès de matière qui reste à la base des dents d une roue quand on a formé ces dents. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Craner …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • cranage — n. usage of a crane; money or price paid for the use of a crane …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cranage — cran·age …   English syllables

  • cranage — /ˈkreɪnɪdʒ/ (say kraynij) noun 1. the service performed by a crane, in docks, etc. 2. the charge made for the use of a crane …   Australian English dictionary

  • cranage — A liberty to use a crane for drawing up goods and wares of burden from ships and vessels, at any creek of the sea, or wharf, unto the land, and to make a profit of doing so. It also signifies the money paid and taken for the service …   Black's law dictionary

  • cranage — A license to use a wharf crane. The charge made for such license …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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