brockage

noun
brock·​age | \ ˈbrä-kij How to pronounce brockage (audio) \

Definition of brockage

1 : an imperfectly minted coin
2 : 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

First Known Use of brockage

1718, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for brockage

English dialect brock rubbish + English -age

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The first known use of brockage was in 1718

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“Brockage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brockage. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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