pawns
Pannage Pan"nage, n. [OF. pasnage, LL. pasnadium, pastinaticum, fr. pastionare to feed on mast, as swine, fr. L. pastio a pasturing, grazing. See {Pastor}.] (O. Eng. Law) (a) The food of swine in the woods, as beechnuts, acorns, etc.; -- called also {pawns}. (b) A tax paid for the privilege of feeding swine in the woods. [1913 Webster]

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