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murage

[myoo r-ij] /ˈmyʊər ɪdʒ/
noun, English Law.
1.
a toll or tax for the repair or construction of the walls or fortifications of a town.
Origin
1225-1275
1225-75; Middle English < Old French, equivalent to mur(er) to wall about (see mure) + -age -age
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murage

/ˈmjʊərɪdʒ/
noun
1.
(Brit, archaic) a tax levied for the construction or maintenance of town walls
Word Origin
C13: from Old French, ultimately from Latin mūrus wall
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