Stallage
Stallage Stall"age (st[add]l"[asl]j; 48), n. [Cf. OF. estallage, of German origin. See {Stall}, n.] 1. (Eng. Law) The right of erecting a stall or stalls in fairs; rent paid for a stall. [1913 Webster]

2. Dung of cattle or horses, mixed with straw. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • stallage — /staw lij/, n. Eng. Law. 1. the right to set up a stall in a fair or market. 2. rent paid for such a stall. [1350 1400; ME < AL stallagium, AF estalage. See STALL1, AGE] * * * …   Universalium

  • stallage — stall·age || stɔːlɪdÊ’ n. right to set up a booth at a fair or market; charge to set up a booth …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stallage — [ stɔ:lɪdʒ] noun Brit., chiefly historical rental, taxation, or fees charged for the holding of a market stall. ↘the right to hold a market stall. Origin ME: shortening of OFr. estalage, from estal stall …   English new terms dictionary

  • Stallage — Tax levied on trading booths or stalls at markets and fairs. Not paid by hawkers or peddlers …   Medieval glossary

  • stallage — stall·age …   English syllables

  • stallage — /ˈstɔlɪdʒ/ (say stawlij) noun rent for the right to erect a stall in a marketplace, on a fairground, or elsewhere. {stall1 + age} …   Australian English dictionary

  • stallage — /stolij/ In old English law, the liberty of right of pitching or erecting stalls in fairs or markets, or the money paid for the same …   Black's law dictionary

  • stallage — The liberty of maintaining a market stall …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • stallage — n. Brit. 1 space for a stall or stalls in a market etc. 2 the rent for such a stall. 3 the right to erect such a stall. Etymology: ME f. OF estalage f. estal STALL(1) …   Useful english dictionary

  • stall — {{11}}stall (n.1) place in a stable for animals, O.E. steall place where cattle are kept, place, position, from P.Gmc. *stallaz (Cf. O.N. stallr pedestal for idols, altar, O.Fris. stal, O.H.G. stall stand, place, stable, stall, Ger. Stall stable …   Etymology dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”