lestage

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From Middle French, from Old French lastage ‎(ballast), from Medieval Latin lestagium ‎(tax imposed on a ship's lading), from Old English hlæst ‎(load, freight), from Proto-Germanic *hlastą, *hlastuz ‎(load, burden), from Proto-Indo-European *kleh₂- ‎(to put, lay out). Cognate with Old High German hlast, hlesti ‎(load) (German Last). More at lade.

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lestage m ‎(plural lestages)

  1. (nautical) ballasting

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