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usance

noun us·ance \ˈyü-zən(t)s\

Definition of USANCE

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:  usage 1a
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a obsolete :  usury
b :  interest
4
:  the time allowed by custom for payment of a bill of exchange in foreign commerce
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First Known Use of USANCE

14th century

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