Definition of parage
: equality of condition, blood, or dignity; specifically : equality between persons (as brothers) one of whom holds a part of a fee of the other, does homage to the lord paramount, and is responsible for the whole service of the fee
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Origin and Etymology of parage
Middle English, from Old French parage, perage, from par, per equal (from Latin par) + -age
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