Tallage meaning

tăl'ĭj
An occasional tax levied by the Anglo-Norman kings on crown lands and royal towns.
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To levy a tax on.
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In feudalism.
  • A tax levied by kings upon towns and crown lands.
  • A tax levied by a feudal lord upon his tenants.
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To levy a tallage upon; tax.
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An impost.
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To lay an impost upon.
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To cause to pay tallage.
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Origin of tallage

Middle English taillage from Old French from taillier to cut, tax tailor