- /weysj/ In English law, a duty or toll paid for weighing merchandise. It is called "tronage" for weighing wool at the king's beam, or "pesage" for weighing other avoirdupois goods
Black's law dictionary. HENRY CAMPBELL BLACK, M. A.. 1990.
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Weighage — Weigh age (?; 48), n. A duty or toil paid for weighing merchandise. Bouvier. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
weighage — n. weighing tax … English contemporary dictionary
weighage — weigh·age … English syllables
weighage — A duty or toll imposed by the English law to be paid for weighing merchandise, as of or weighing wool at the king s beam, or for weighing other avoirdupois goods. Hoffman v Jersey City, 34 NJL 172, 176 … Ballentine's law dictionary
weighage — ˈwāij noun ( s) Etymology: weigh (I) + age Britain : a duty or toll paid for weighing merchandise … Useful english dictionary