noun fur·nage \ˈfərnij\

Definition of furnage



  1. :  a price paid for the use of an oven; specifically :  the fee paid a feudal lord by his tenants for the right to bake in his oven

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Origin and Etymology of furnage

Middle English, from Middle French fornage, from forn, for, four oven (from Latin furnus) + -age; akin to Latin formus warm — more at warm

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