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  • n. Money paid at fairs for permission to break ground for booths.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Money paid at fairs for leave to break ground for booths.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Money paid by strolling players and others for the privilege of breaking ground for the erection of their booths at fairs, etc.

Etymologies

Latin piccadium, from French piquer to prick. (Wiktionary)

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  • Money paid at fairs for leave to break ground for booths.

    October 8, 2007