Beaconage
Beaconage Bea"con*age, n. Money paid for the maintenance of a beacon; also, beacons, collectively. [1913 Webster]

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  • beaconage — /bee keuh nij/, n. Naut. 1. a number or system of beacons. 2. a tax or fee for maintaining beacons. [1600 10; BEACON + AGE] * * * …   Universalium

  • beaconage — n. fee for the maintenance of a beacon; beacons (in a collective manner) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • beaconage — bea·con·age …   English syllables

  • beaconage — Money paid for the maintenance of a beacon or signal light …   Black's law dictionary

  • beaconage — Money paid for the maintenance of a beacon or signal light …   Black's law dictionary

  • beaconage — Money paid as expenses to maintain beacons or signal lights …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • beaconage — (ˌ)nij noun ( s) : charges levied for the maintenance of beacons …   Useful english dictionary

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