Prisage : Definition


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Definitions of Prisage

Pronunciation : Pris"age (; 48)
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [OF. prisage a praising, valuing, taxing; cf. LL. prisagium prisage; or from F. prise a taking, capture, prize. See Prize.] (O. Eng. Law) (a) A right belonging to the crown of England, of taking two tuns of wine from every ship importing twenty tuns or mo
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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