Parage

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Parage (Feudal Law) Equality of condition between persons holding unequal portions of a fee.
    • Parage (Old Eng. Law) Equality of condition, blood, or dignity; also, equality in the partition of an inheritance.
    • Parage Kindred; family; birth. "We claim to be of high parage ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n parage In law, equality of name, blood, or dignity, but more especially of land in a division among heirs.
    • n parage The portion which a woman may obtain on her marriage.
    • n parage Birth; family; kindred; descent.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Parage par′āj equality in law: a woman's portion at marriage.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., fr. L. par, adj., equal. Cf. Peerage Peer an equal
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

Similar examples will be found at Parage de Carros, near Tochtilacuaja and Loma de Tablas, between Cancas and the Casas de la Hoja.
"Narrative of the Circumnavigation of the Globe by the Austrian Frigate Novara, Volume I" by Karl Ritter von Scherzer
See hereafter the Roman history, Book V, Period ii, parag.
"A Manual of Ancient History" by A. H. L. (Arnold Hermann Ludwig) Heeren
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In news:

Parag Khanna is a senior research fellow at the New America Foundation.
Parag Pathak, associate professor of economics at M.I.T.
Ahmad Brooks signs his contract in front of COO Parag Marathe.
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