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chiefage


chiefage


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chiefage  \Chief"age\  (-[asl]j),  n.  [OF.  chevage,  fr  chief  head. 
  See  {Chief}.] 
  A  tribute  by  the  head;  a  capitation  tax.  [Written  also 
  {chevage}  and  {chivage}.]  [Obs.]