Brokage

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Brokage See Brokerage.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n brokage An arrangement made or sought to be made through the agency of a broker or go-between.
    • n brokage The premium or commission of a broker; the gain or profit derived from transacting business as broker for another.
    • n brokage The trade of a broker; the transacting of commercial business, as buying and selling, for other men. See broke, broker.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Brokage the business of a broker: the commission charged by a broker: a commission charged for transacting business for others
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
M. E. brocour—A.S. brucan; Ger. brauchen, to use, to profit.

Usage

In literature:

This is brave judicial brokage.
"A Select Collection of Old English Plays" by Robert Dodsley
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