Definition of Murage

1. n. A tax or toll paid for building or repairing the walls of a fortified town.



Definition of Murage

1. Noun. A tax paid for building or repairing the walls of a fortified town. ¹

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Definition of Murage

1. a tax for town-walls [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Murage

muonium
muoniums
muonless
muons
mupirocin
muppetry
muqaddam
muqaddams
mura
muraba
murabba
muraena
muraenas
muraenid
muraenids
murage (current term)
murages
mural
mural endocarditis
mural pregnancy
mural thrombosis
mural thrombus
muraled
muralism
muralist
muralistic
muralists
muralled

Literary usage of Murage

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1. The Early English Customs System: A Documentary Study of the Institutional by Norman Scott Brien Gras (1918)
"An account of murage collected at Great Yarmouth, j August, 1342—2 August, 1343. Only a small part of the whole account is printed here, that covering the ..."

2. Year Books of the Reign of King Edward the Third by Alfred John Horwood, Luke Owen Pike (1896)
"Exemption from wharfage, tronage, murage, and work on castles, &c. the last. ... They were to be quit of murage, which was a toll from every cart, wain, ..."

3. Liber Albus: The White Book of the City of London by John Carpenter, Henry Thomas Riley (1861)
"215 Allocation unto the Citizens of Hereford as to murage . ... E 224 Allocation made unto the Merchants of Spain as to murage E 228 Allocation unto the ..."

4. A Chorographical Description of West Or H-Iar Connaught: Written A.D. 1684 by Roderic O'Flaherty (1846)
"This victory gave confidence to the new settlers, and the town consequently increased. On 14th October, 1310, a murage charter was granted to the bailiffs ..."

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