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lastage

lastage


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lastage  \Last"age\n.  [E.  lestage  ballasting,  fr  lest  ballast, 
  or  LL  lastagium  lestagium  See  {Last}  a  load.] 
  1.  A  duty  exacted,  in  some  fairs  or  markets,  for  the  right  to 
  carry  things  where  one  will  [Obs.] 
 
  2.  A  tax  on  wares  sold  by  the  last  [Obs.]  --Cowell. 
 
  3.  The  lading  of  a  ship;  also  ballast.  --Spelman. 
 
  4.  Room  for  stowing  goods,  as  in  a  ship.