plural -s
: 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

Word History


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

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“Parage.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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