noun pon·tage \ˈpäntij\

Definition of pontage



  1. :  a duty or tax paid in lieu of personal service for the building and repairing of bridges; also :  a toll for the use of a bridge devoted to its maintenance

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Origin and Etymology of pontage

Middle English pountage, from Middle French pontage, from Medieval Latin pontaticum, from Latin pont-, pons bridge + -aticum -age — more at find

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