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commonage

[kom-uh-nij] /ˈkɒm ə nɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the joint use of anything, especially a pasture.
2.
the state of being held in common.
3.
something that is so held, as land.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; common + -age
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British Dictionary definitions for commonage

commonage

/ˈkɒmənɪdʒ/
noun
1.
(mainly law)
  1. the use of something, esp a pasture, in common with others
  2. the right to such use
2.
the state of being held in common
3.
something held in common, such as land
4.
another word for commonalty (sense 1)
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