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Definitions of Parage

Pronunciation : Par"age
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [F., fr. L. par, adj., equal. Cf. Peerage, Peer an equal.]
Definition : 1. (Old Eng. Law)

Defn: Equality of condition, blood, or dignity; also, equality in the partition of an inheritance. Spelman.

2. (Feudal Law)

Defn: Equality of condition between persons holding unequal portions of a fee. Burrill.

3. Kindred; family; birth. [Obs.] Ld. Berners. We claim to be of high parage. Chaucer.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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