stallage

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

stall +‎ -age? Compare Old French estallange, of German origin.

Noun[edit]

stallage (plural stallages)

  1. (obsolete) The dues levied for the erection and use of a stall at a fair or market.
    • 1899, Joseph Gerald Pease and Herbert Chitty, A treatise on the law of markets and fairs with the principal statutes relating thereto, Knight and Co., pg. 63:
      Stallage and the like payments are made in respect of some user of the soil beyond the mere entry into the market; for no one has a right to erect a stall or appropriate part of the market place as a standing without making a satisfaction for it to the owner of the soil []
  2. (obsolete) dung of cattle or horses, mixed with straw

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