brock·​age ˈbrä-kij How to pronounce brockage (audio)
: an imperfectly minted coin
: an error made in striking a coin usually as the result of the coin getting stuck in the die
often used before another noun
brockage coins

Word History


English dialect brock rubbish + English -age

First Known Use

1718, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of brockage was in 1718

Dictionary Entries Near brockage

Cite this Entry

“Brockage.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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