tallage


tal·lage

noun \ˈta-lij\

Definition of TALLAGE

:  an impost or due levied by a lord upon his tenants

Origin of TALLAGE

Middle English taillage, tallage, from Anglo-French, from tailler to cut, limit, tax — more at tailor
First Known Use: 14th century

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