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butlerage

[buht-ler-ij] /ˈbʌt lər ɪdʒ/
noun, Old English Law.
1.
the privilege allowed the king's butler to take a certain quantity of every cask of wine imported by an alien.
Compare prisage.
Origin
1485-1495
1485-95; butler + -age
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