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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Agiotage  \Ag"i*o*tage\,  n.  [F.  agiotage,  fr  agioter  to  practice 
  stockjobbing,  fr  agio.] 
  Exchange  business;  also  stockjobbing;  the  maneuvers  of 
  speculators  to  raise  or  lower  the  price  of  stocks  or  public 
  funds. 
 
  Vanity  and  agiotage  are  to  a  Parisian  the  oxygen  and 
  hydrogen  of  life.  --Landor. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  agiotage 
  n  :  a  fee  charged  for  exchanging  currencies  [syn:  {agio},  {premium}, 
  {exchange  premium}] 




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