American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The business of a factor.
- n. The commission or fee paid to a factor.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The allowance given to a factor by his employer as compensation for his services. Also called commission.
- n. The business of or dealings with factors; consignment to or sale by a factor or factors.
- n. The aggregate of all constituent factors.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The allowance given to a factor, as a compensation for his services; -- called also a
“Amaryk is the seltyr's factoring representative in Tempre for the family's new factorage there ....”
“Troral's factorage was a modest structure, no more than fifteen yards across the front, and less than that in depth, although Mykel could see a stable down the side lane past a battered loading dock.”
“Late on Tridi afternoon, under a sky that had gotten progressively more hazy over the course of the day, Mykel rode into Hyalt, south past the square and then to Troral's factorage, where he reined up, dismounted, and tied the roan to one of the posts in front of the narrow porch.”
“Was the weaver doing so well that he could sell in his own shop, and place cloth in Derdan's small factorage as well?”
“The bales he spoke of lay on the deck; and showing them to me, he says, There are the goods; I hope you will take care to sell them, and you shall have factorage.”
“The bales he spoke of lay on the deck, and showing them to me, he said: 'There are the goods; I hope you will take care to sell them, and you shall have factorage.”
“In November, 1869, he established a commission and cotton factorage business under the name and style of Pinchback & Antoine.”
“The mercantile profit on fifty millions of merchandise, added to the agency and factorage of the Southern products transmitted to pay for them, will be at least twenty per cent.”
“The bales he spoke of lay on the deck, and shewing them to me, he said, "There are the goods; I hope you will take care to sell them, and you shall have factorage.”
“The same sovereign, however, who increased the tolls of the Sound, counterpoised the bad effects of this measure, by the encouragement he gave to manufactures and commerce; in this he was seconded by the Danish gentry, who began to carry on merchandize and factorage themselves, and also established manufactories.”
A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels - Volume 18 Historical Sketch of the Progress of Discovery, Navigation, and Commerce, from the Earliest Records to the Beginning of the Nineteenth Century, By William Stevenson
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