Lastage

Lastage

Last"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.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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