tallage

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French taillage.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

tallage (plural tallages)

  1. An impost.
  2. (UK, law, obsolete) A certain rate or tax paid by barons, knights, and inferior tenants toward the public expenses.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Blackstone to this entry?)

Verb[edit]

tallage (third-person singular simple present tallages, present participle tallaging, simple past and past participle tallaged)

  1. To lay an impost upon.
  2. To cause to pay tallage.

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