Lastage definition

(obsolete) A duty exacted, in some fairs or markets, for the right to carry things where one will.
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(obsolete) A tax on wares sold by the last.

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(obsolete) The lading of a ship; ballast.

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(obsolete) Room for stowing goods, as in a ship.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
lastage
Plural:
lastages

Origin of lastage

  • English lestage ballasting, from lest ballast, or Latin lastagium, lestagium. See last a load.

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