LastageLast"age\n. [E. lestage ballasting, fr. lest ballast, or LL. lastagium, lestagium. See Last a load.]1. A duty exacted, in some fairs or markets, for the right to carry things where one will. [Obs.] 2. A tax on wares sold by the last. [Obs.] --Cowell. 3. The lading of a ship; also, ballast. --Spelman. 4. Room for stowing goods, as in a ship.