Definition of Parage

1. n. Equality of condition, blood, or dignity; also, equality in the partition of an inheritance.



Definition of Parage

1. Noun. (obsolete except historical) Lineage, parentage; rank, especially as high or noble. ¹

2. Noun. A feudal institution that recognizes equality of rights and status between two rulers, and equality in the portions of an inheritance. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Parage

1. equality of birth or rank [n -S]

Medical Definition of Parage

1. 1. Equality of condition, blood, or dignity; also, equality in the partition of an inheritance. 2. Equality of condition between persons holding unequal portions of a fee. 3. Kindred; family; birth. "We claim to be of high parage." (Chaucer) Origin: F, fr. L. Par, adj, equal. Cf. Peerage, Peer an equal. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parage

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Literary usage of Parage

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1. The History of English Law Before the Time of Edward I by Frederick Pollock, Frederic William Maitland (1899)
"Very soon, if we are not mistaken, the old law of parage began to fall into oblivion*. ... 3 So in France Philip Augustus tried to suppress parage tenure: ..."

2. The History of English Law Before the Time of Edward I. by Frederick Pollock, Frederic William Maitland (1898)
"Very soon, if we are not mistaken, the old law of parage began to fall into oblivion*. The lesson that we learn from this episode is that the lord's ..."

3. The Domesday Inquest by Adolphus Ballard (1906)
"in parage. Another good example is found at Lavendon,1 where eight thegns held the manor, and one of them " Alii, a man of King Edward, was the elder. ..."

4. The History of Normandy and of England by Francis Palgrave (1864)
"Robert reigning in France, Richard perform- Automation ed homage by "parage," of which more hereafter, ..."

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