escuage

noun
es·​cu·​age | \ ˈeˌskyüij, ˈeskyəwii\
plural -s

Definition of escuage

1 : the military service required of a knight incident to his fee
2 : scutage

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History and Etymology for escuage

Middle French escuage, from Old French, from escu shield (from Latin scutum) + -age

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