parage

noun
\ˈparij, pəˈräzh\
plural -s

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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History and Etymology for parage

Middle English, from Old French parage, perage, from par, per equal (from Latin par) + -age

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