Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A duty exacted, in some fairs or markets, for the right to carry things where one will.
  • n. A tax on wares sold by the last.
  • n. The lading of a ship; ballast.
  • n. Room for stowing goods, as in a ship.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A duty exacted, in some fairs or markets, for the right to carry things where one will.
  • n. A tax on wares sold by the last.
  • n. The lading of a ship; also, ballast.
  • n. Room for stowing goods, as in a ship.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The lading of a ship.
  • n. Ballast.
  • n. A duty formerly paid
  • n. in some markets for the right to carry things where one chooses;
  • n. on wares sold by the last;
  • n. for freight or transportation;
  • n. for the right of taking ballast from the sea-shore, between high- and low-water mark.
  • n. Stowage-room for goods.

Etymologies

English lestage ballasting, from lest ballast, or Latin lastagium, lestagium. See last a load. (Wiktionary)

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  • its everlasting

    January 29, 2010

  • TFD:
    1. A duty exacted, in some fairs or markets, for the right to carry things where one will.

    2. A tax on wares sold by the last.

    3. The lading of a ship; also, ballast.

    4. Room for stowing goods, as in a ship.

    January 17, 2008