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Meaning of STOWAGE

Pronunciation:  'stowij

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of packing or storing away
  2. [n]  a room in which things are stored
  3. [n]  the charge for stowing goods

STOWAGE is a 7 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: storage room, storeroom, stowing
 See Also: buttery, chandlery, charge, larder, lumber room, pantry, room, stock room, stockroom, storage, strongroom



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Stow"age\, n.
1. The act or method of stowing; as, the stowage of
   provisions in a vessel.

2. Room in which things may be stowed. --Cook.

         In every vessel is stowage for immense treasures.

3. The state of being stowed, or put away. ``To have them in
   safe stowage.'' --Shak.

4. Things stowed or packed. --Beau. & Fl.

5. Money paid for stowing goods.