Truage

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Truage A pledge of truth or peace made on payment of a tax.
    • Truage A tax or impost; tribute.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n truage See trewage.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. OF. truage, a tax. See True

Usage

In literature:

Wizard v. Danish champions, for truage of the Slavs.
"The Danish History, Books I-IX" by Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")
How twelve aged ambassadors of Rome came to King Arthur to demand truage for Britain.
"Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume I (of II)" by Thomas Malory
And if that he might slay King Mark's knight, he to have the truage of Cornwall yearly.
"Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume II (of II)" by Thomas Malory
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