from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An officer appointed to superintend the keeping of the town walls in repair and to receive a certain toll (murage) for that purpose.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun One who had charge of the wall of a town, or its repairs.
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- noun An
officerin charge of the town walls, or their repairs.
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From Middle English murager, from Old French muragier ("an officer in charge of town walls, receiving toll for repairs"), from murage ("tax levied for the building or repairing of town walls"), from Latin murus ("a wall") + -aticum.