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scutage

noun scu·tage \ˈskü-tij, ˈskyü-\

Definition of SCUTAGE

:  a tax levied on a vassal or a knight in lieu of military service

Origin of SCUTAGE

Middle English, from Medieval Latin scutagium, from Latin scutum shield — more at esquire
First Known Use: 15th century

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