adjutage

noun ad·ju·tage \ˈa-jə-tij, ə-ˈjü-\
variants: or

ajutage

\ˈa-jə-tij, ə-ˈjü-\

Definition of adjutage

plural

-s

  1. :  a tube or nozzle attached to facilitate or regulate the discharge of water (as in a fountain) or other fluids

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Origin and Etymology of adjutage

alteration (influenced by ad-) of earlier ajutage, literally, adjustment, from Middle French ajustage, from ajuster to adjust + -age — more at adjust


First Known Use: 1686


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