fumage

fumage

[fyoo-mij]
noun Old English Law.
a tax payable to the king for each hearth in every house owned by a person not exempt from church taxes and poor taxes.
Also, feuage, fuage.


Origin:
1745–55; < Medieval Latin fūmāgium. See fume, -age

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