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Definition of "plunderage" [plun•der•age]

  • The embezzlement of goods on shipboard. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "plunderage" in a sentence
  • "This is with the view of saving lighterage and plunderage, and bringing the great mass of commerce so much nearer to the heart of the City."
  • "That Wharfingers ihouldbe Uabto for plunderage of goods in the warehoufcs under their charge y (which is known to be very extenfiv. e at prefent;) and that fiich Wharfingers a»nd 'Warehoufe-men ffiould fee that all ffigar calks are flowed upon their bulge, and not upon their ends, as at prefent, to prevent drainage."