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brassage

[bras-ij, brah-sij] /ˈbræs ɪdʒ, ˈbrɑ sɪdʒ/
noun
1.
a charge to cover the costs of coining money.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; < French (droit de) brassage the stirring of molten metals prior to casting, equivalent to brass(er) to stir (melted metal), literally, to brew (see brasserie) + -age -age
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