n. weighing tax

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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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 — weigh·age …   English syllables

  • weighage — /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

  • 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

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