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Definition of "cellarage" [cel•lar•age]

  • A fee charged for storage in a cellar. (noun)
  • A cellar or several cellars. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cellarage" in a sentence
  • "But perhaps the most striking use of such spaces is the cellarage designed to store barrels of beer brought to the capital from Burton-on-Trent, which was on the network of the Midland Railway."
  • "Such thronging to the wicket, and such churlish answers, and such bare beef-bones, such a shouldering at the buttery-hatch and cellarage, and nought to be gained beyond small insufficient single ale, or at best with a single straike of malt to counterbalance a double allowance of water — “By the mass, though, my young friend,” said he, while he saw the food disappearing fast under"
  • "It got about that the old house had had famous cellarage (which indeed was true), and that Flintwinch had been in a cellar at the moment, or had had time to escape into one, and that he was safe under its strong arch, and even that he had been heard to cry, in hollow, subterranean, suffocated notes, ‘Here I am!’"