noun hid·age \ˈhīdij\

Definition of hidage



old English law

  1. 1 :  a tax or tribute paid to the royal exchequer for every hide of land

  2. 2 :  the value or measure assessed as a basis for hidage

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Origin and Etymology of hidage

Medieval Latin hidagium, from hida hide (from Middle English hyde) + -agium -age

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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