al·​loy·​age | \ əˈlȯi‧ij, aˈl-, ˈaˌl- \
plural -s

Definition of alloyage

: the act or art of alloying

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First Known Use of alloyage

1789, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alloyage

obsolete French aloyage, from aloyer + -age

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“Alloyage.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 9 December 2019.

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