Scavage

Scavage

Scav"age\ (?; 48), n. [LL. scavagium, fr. AS. sce['a]wian to look at, to inspect. See Show.] (O. Eng. Law) A toll or duty formerly exacted of merchant strangers by mayors, sheriffs, etc., for goods shown or offered for sale within their precincts. --Cowell.
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