1) A toll or fee, paid for the privilege of bringing a vessel alongside a pier.

1516-7 wulde neither suffer hym to departe with his seid shippe ... from thens onto the tyme the seyd Thomas yaffe [gave] ... as well the forseid xviijs ijd ... as xd for his ankyrage and peerage, Hull

1601-2 all the proffittes & receipts which doe come for pereage, Scarborough

1647 for collecting the duties of the perridge, Bridlington.

spellings anchorage ankyrage
dates 1516-1517 1601-1602 1647

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