Hidage
Hidage Hid"age, n. [From hide a quantity of land.] (O. Eng. Law.) A tax formerly paid to the kings of England for every hide of land. [Written also {hydage}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Hidage — (spr. Heiditsch, Hidegeld), in England außerordentliche Steuer von jeder Hufe (Hide) entrichtet …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Hidage — (heiditsch), in England die außerordentliche Steuer von jeder Hufe (Hide) …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • hidage — late 12c., from Anglo Latin hidagium, from hida (see HIDE (Cf. hide) (n.2)); also see AGE (Cf. age) …   Etymology dictionary

  • hidage — Tallage Tal lage, Talliage Tal li*age, n. [F. taillage. See {Taille}, and cf. {Tailage}.] (O. Eng. Law) A certain rate or tax paid by barons, knights, and inferior tenants, toward the public expenses. [Written also {tailage}, {taillage}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hidage — ˈhīdij noun ( s) Etymology: Medieval Latin hidagium, from hida hide (from Middle English hyde) + agium age old English law 1. : a tax or tribute paid to the royal exchequer for every hide of land …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hidage — ♦ Document containing assessment of land, shires or towns, drawn up in hides. (Wood, Michael. Domesday: A Search for the Roots of England, 214) …   Medieval glossary

  • hidage — hid·age …   English syllables

  • hidage — /haydaj/ In old English law, an extraordinary tax formerly payable to the crown for every hide of land. This taxation was levied, not in money, but provision of armor, etc …   Black's law dictionary

  • hidage — /haydaj/ In old English law, an extraordinary tax formerly payable to the crown for every hide of land. This taxation was levied, not in money, but provision of armor, etc …   Black's law dictionary

  • hidage — A tax which was levied by the king on each hide of land …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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