- A duty or toll imposed by the English law to be paid for weighing merchandise, as of or weighing wool at the king's beam, or for weighing other avoirdupois goods. Hoffman v Jersey City, 34 NJL 172, 176.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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Weighage — Weigh age (?; 48), n. A duty or toil paid for weighing merchandise. Bouvier. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
weighage — n. weighing tax … English contemporary dictionary
weighage — weigh·age … English syllables
weighage — /weysj/ In English law, a duty or toll paid for weighing merchandise. It is called tronage for weighing wool at the king s beam, or pesage for weighing other avoirdupois goods … Black's law dictionary
weighage — ˈwāij noun ( s) Etymology: weigh (I) + age Britain : a duty or toll paid for weighing merchandise … Useful english dictionary