Definitions

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  • n. The duty on hides, furs and skins.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A customs duty on skins of leather.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Custom or duty paid for skins of leather.

Etymologies

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From Latin pellicula, from pellis ("a skin").

Examples

  • HOSPES, quod deico paullum est, asta ac pellage. haic est sepulcrum hau pulcrum pulcrai feminae: nomen parentes nominarunt Cladiam. suom mareitum corde deilexit souo: gnatos duos creauit: horunc alterum5 in terra linquit, alium sub terra locat. sermone lepido, tum autem incessu commodo. domum seruait. lanam fecit.dixi. abei.

    Epitaph of Claudia

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