variants: or ajutage \ ˈa-​jə-​tij , ə-​ˈjü-​ \
plural -s

Definition of adjutage

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

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First Known Use of adjutage

1686, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for adjutage

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

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to speak slightingly about or to degrade

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