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truage

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French treuage, from trëud (from Latin tribūtum (tribute)) + -age.

NounEdit

truage (plural truages)

  1. (obsolete) Tribute, as paid to a ruler or superior.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of R. of Gloucester to this entry?)
  2. (obsolete) A pledge of truth or peace made on payment of a tax.
    • Lord Berners
      For when he hath wonne a countrey, towne, or sygnory, he desyreth nothynge but truage []

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