Definition of thirlage
: a feudal servitude, right, or service binding the tenants of a sucken to carry the grain produced there to a particular mill for grinding and to pay the agreed or customary dues; also : the dues so exacted — compare outsucken
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Origin and Etymology of thirlage
alteration of Scots thrillage thralldom, from Middle English (Scots), from thril thrall + Middle English -age
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